Polymer – build with web components

Web Components usher in a new era of web development based on encapsulated and interoperable custom elements that extend HTML itself. Built atop these new standards, Polymer makes it easier and faster to create anything from a button to a complete application across desktop, mobile, and beyond. ~ Polymer

jQuery Sheetrock

Sheetrock is a jQuery plugin for querying, retrieving, and displaying data from Google Spreadsheets. Use it to load entire sheets or leverage SQL-like queries to treat Google Spreadsheets as a quick-and-dirty JSON datastore. All you need is the URL of a public Google Spreadsheet. It requires no backend code whatsoever—everything is done in the browser. ~ jQuery Sheetrock.

SlickMap CSS: A Visual Sitemapping Tool for Web Developers — Astuteo™

Need a quick visual sitemap? Try SlickMap CSS – www.astuteo.com/slickmap

SlickMap CSS is a simple stylesheet for displaying finished site maps directly from HTML unordered list navigation. It’s suitable for most web sites – accommodating up to three levels of page navigation and additional utility links – and can easily be customized to meet your own individual needs, branding, or style preferences. ~ SlickMap CSS

Getting up-to-speed with AngularJS in 1 day

For some good reasons, I found myself needing to learn AngularJS…. fast. I decided to document this down so that this will serve as a good refresher for myself or a point-blank “getting started” for other developers. Without further ado, this was how I did it in roughly 10 hours of development time. ~ colintoh.com

Launching in 2015: A Certificate Authority to Encrypt the Entire Web | Electronic Frontier Foundation

The need to obtain, install, and manage certificates from [the bureaucracy that manages secure server certificates] is the largest reason that sites keep using HTTP instead of HTTPS. In our tests, it typically takes a web developer 1-3 hours to enable encryption for the first time. The Let’s Encrypt project is aiming to fix that by reducing setup time to 20-30 seconds.
~ Electronic Frontier Foundation