Posts Tagged:WebSockets

rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.


Making Magic with WebSockets and CSS

Ooo. Ooo. It’s a trick, that uses CSS. Direct Link to Article — Permalink Making Magic with WebSockets and CSS is a post from CSS-Tricks Source: CssTricks

Phoenix and React: A Killer Combo

We recently built our own clone of Family Feud, that popular game show you used to watch when you were skipping school because you were “sick”. You can check out the app yourself! Play the preview game by pulling up the following links: Admin View & Public View. It looks like this: We reached for Phoenix to make use of it’s easy-to-use websockets, and React for it’s state-driven rendering capabilities. The result was glorious and I’d like to tell you about it. If you’d like to peek at the code, it’s all available here – https://github.com/vigetlabs/ffeud. The Basic Setup I’ll be talking about the side of the app that handles the actual playing of a Family Feud game. There’s the more boring other side that handles user login, game creation, and other managerial tasks built with Phoenix that I won’t go into. Here’s an image of the real game screen…

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 4 Beta 1

They say that good things happen to those who wait, and it seems like we’ve waited long enough: Mozilla has released the first Beta version of Firefox 4. As the world’s second most popular web browser, the release of Firefox 4 (which you can download here) has been widely anticipated for close to a year. It’s release last week marks the first of many beta versions to come (new versions are set to roll out every 2-3 weeks) with the official release at the end of 2010.

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