thebeebs

Also known as Martin Beeby, I am a web developer and work for Microsoft as a developer evangelist

May, 2012

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    Conflict and Empathy

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    Over the past few weeks, I’ve been watching the slow-motion train-wreck that’s the debate over whether the HTML5 spec should use srcset or picture polyfill to deal with responsive images ( see .Net for a good round up ). I’ve covered Responsive Web Design...
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    10 super-smart data visualisations

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    At one time, visualising data meant graphs. Lots and lots of graphs. Largely static. Often incomprehensible. Certainly not entertaining. Since I’ve recently set up the HTML5 Sports Challenge on Ubelly , I’ve been looking around for inspiration on how...
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    What clients say (and what they really mean)

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    We’ve all been there – your client (internal or external, makes no difference) is trying to get across what they want from their next project. They’ve done a bit of reading so as not to look dumb in front of the techies and latched on to a few phrases...
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    HTML5 Sports challenge: Converting a CSV file into JSON part 2

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    Yesterday I showed you how to convert a CSV file to JSON, today I continue the tutorial from where I left off. This time I create a new data array based on the big JSON dataset I Imported in the first tutorial. I then convert the new array into JSON and...
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    HTML5 Sports challenge: Converting a CSV file into JSON

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    We provided data as a CSV file for the HTML5 Sports Challenge that I launched on Ubelly last week. I thought I would take some time out and show you how to convert that CSV data into JSON (without using any server side code) and then use that JSON in...
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