Here are a few curated links from around the web. If you are a creative engineer or developer you may find some of these links to be very informative and handy. 
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Web Development Tools You Need to Know by the End of 2014

If you are web developer you have probably heard about some (or all) of these tools: npm (Node Packaged Modules)” package manager for node.jsBower”…

Harnessing Flexbox * Side Effects in CSS * Circulus.svg * SVG devices * Flipside * The Web’s Grain * localFont

Slideout.js” Touch Slideout Navigation Menu for Web Apps

Slideout.js is a touch slideout navigation menu for your mobile web apps. it’s dependency-free with simple markup. It supports native scrolling. You can easily customize it as you wish. It supports different CSS transforms & transitions. Best of all, it’s just 4 Kb. Requirements:” Demo: License: MIT License

Collective #159

Using Flexbox * Doppler effect motion sensor * Apple Watch Dials * Contact Form * CSS Sans * Inlining critical CSS

Hone your drum machine skills with an HTML5 808

For the aspiring DJs and living room producers, there’s now a way to craft your drum machine chops with nothing more than your favorite web browser. An HTML5-driven site lets you choose between iconic instruments like Roland’s TR-808 and TR-909, alon…

The future of responsive web design

It’s almost incomprehensible in 2015 to build a website that isn’t responsive. The technique has developed to the point that most designers no longer say, ‘responsive web design,’ we say, ‘web design,’ and mean exactly the same thing. Naturally, opinions differ on how to implement responsive techniques; many sites that claim to be responsive aren’t; […]

WebRTC in Firefox 38: Multistream and renegotiation

Building on the JSEP (Javascript Session Establishment Protocol) engine rewrite introduced in 37, Firefox 38 now has support for multistream (multiple tracks of the same type in a single PeerConnection), and renegotiation (multiple offer/answer exchanges in a single PeerConnection). As usual with such things, there are caveats and limitations, but the functionality seems to be […]

Dom Animator is a nifty JavaScript library, used to show small ascii animations within comments in your dom. It’s a little easter egg for anyone inspecting your code. Nothing more, nothing less. It is a stand alone library (no jQuery, or the likes) so usage is pretty straight forward. You won’t need any CSS, or […]

Paperwork Is an Evernote Alternative You Can Host Yourself

If you’re not a big fan of storing your notes on a third-party service like Google Keep or Evernote, Paperwork is similar software that’s open-source that also allows you to host it yourself.

Paperwork isn’t nearly as complex as something like Evernote, but it does have a lot of the more useful features. You can various notebooks that you can store you notes in, a tagging system, multi-media uploading, and WYSIWYG editing. There aren’t any mobile apps or anything, but if you’d prefer to keep your notes in your own hands, it’s a pretty solid alternative.

Paperwork | GitHub

Our favorite tweets of the week: March 23, 2015” March 29, 2015

Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of […]

WebGL, OpenGL, and VR

8 tips for making the most of the VR opportunity

A quick list of what you should consider jumping on board the VR train – a blog post from an experienced dev who analyzes the issue from a number of angles. …

Facebook, Oculus And The Future Of Virtual Reality

Editor’s note: Dan Kaplan helps startups tell their stories. He’s done marketing for Twilio, Asana and Salesforce and blogs about marketing, growth, and storytelling at Threadling. Imagine a scene: You’re in your chair at home, the latest Oculus VR headset encircling your head, and you use its voice recognition feature to access Facebook. Facebook’s virtual reality… Read More

ShaderSandbox” Generate images using GLSL shaders!

I just made a small program that can be useful to someone during LD. It’s similar to, but offline, with more settings & modern OpenGL and without animation. It’s intended to be used to draw things that are hard/impossible to do in a graphic editor, like complex gradients, fractal perlin noise, custom filters, etc. Features: […]

Leap Motion partners with and inserts their motion control into OSVR

Leap Motion is integrating their 3D Motion control software and hardware solution into the upcoming OSVR Hacker Dev Kit. …

Programming RTS unit movement in Unreal Engine 4

“I’ve just finished refactoring a movement component for spaceships. In this post, I’d like to share my experience with you and talk about Navigation Volumes, Movement component, AIController and Pawn.” …

Razer’s handing open-source VR kits to more than 20 education labs

Razer’s entry into virtual reality may not be as ballsy as HTC’s or Samsung’s, but it could be just as important. Back in January the gaming manufacturer revealed Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR), a project that offers a hardware design and softwar…

haXe and AS3

Of course the biggest news this week is that Haxe 3.2.0-rc.2 has been officially released by the Haxe Foundation! This release introduces the new Python target which was developed by Heinz Hölzer and Dan Korostelev. As with any new target it should be considered to be in beta stage. There will be a handful of breaking changes when Haxe 3.2.0 is finally released, so you better check out what’s changed to just be safe.

Battle for the QueenStage3D chess game made using Away3D….

Battle for the Queen

Stage3D chess game made using Away3D. Includes multi-player using FlashSockets. From the folks at Eccentric Engine.

Game Engines

4 Awesome new features of Blender 2.74

Thibault Houdon lists what he considerd the 4 most imporant new additions to Blender’s upcoming version. What are you most looking forward to? Blender 2.74 first Release Candidate is now available so I thought this was a good time to introduce 4 of the new features I find the most useful.

Unity 5: Making the most of updating – Lighting and shaders

“Unity’s new Standard Shader is meant to handle most of the materials you’ll need, and it certainly lives up to that for us.” Here’s how you use it – script included. ..

generative art

One Degree of Freedom” Interactive projection mapping

Created by Neil Mendoza, One Degree of Freedom explores interactive projection mapping as a means to touch and interact with an object. Drawing inspiration from marble and pinball machines, the installation gives the mapping illusion an extra layer of depth.

Light Kinetics” Interactive light using a physics simulator

Created by Madrid based creative studio Espadaysantacruz, Light Kinetics is an interactive light installation where the behaviour of light is controlled by a physics simulator.