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Polymer is a new type of library for the web, built on top of Web Components, and designed to leverage the evolving web platform on modern browsers.

Synchronizing and persisting user or app data in realtime is a breeze with AngularFire's 3-way data binding. It's never been easier to extend Angular's quintessential 2-way data binding concept to the server.

Next-generation DOM manipulation.

A JavaScript library for building user interfaces. Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.

dat is an open source tool that enables the sharing of large datasets, allowing for a decentralized collaboration flow similar to what git offers for source code.

We want to enable you to build complete web apps in days, without having to worry about backends. Hoodie is an Offline First and noBackend architecture for frontend-only web apps.

Brackets is an open source code editor for web designers and front-end developers.

Notifications API
The Notification object is used to configure and display desktop notifications to the user.

Article: Web Notifications (Written by MelbJS regular @ryanseddon)
Web Notifications allows users to get updates on a webpage even if they’re not looking at it, shown to them through small notification boxes, think growl. This opens up some great potential for the current web apps out there.

LLJS is a typed dialect of JavaScript that offers a C-like type system with manual memory management. It compiles to JavaScript and lets you write memory-efficient and GC pause-free code less painfully, in short, LLJS is the bastard child of JavaScript and C.

Native Client
Run your native code on the web.

Run your native code on the web.

A pure JavaScript framework to make the Web the standard for consuming high-performance cloud graphics.

Free IE VMs
Download a Virtual Machine. For Mac, Linux, or Windows.

The world's first JavaScript microcontroller for beginners or experts, now Open Source. Be creative with intelligent control!

Hack hardware with JS. At a NodeBots event, teams of up to 3 people hack together Arduino based robots and program it all using just JavaScript! If you have no idea what an LED is or a resistor for that matter, have no fear - NodeBot experts will be readily available to help you hardware hack, solder, and 3D print your way to a full fledged NodeBot.

NodeCopter.js is a full day event where 15 - 60 developers team up in groups of 3. Each team receives one Parrot AR Drone 2.0 and spends the day programming and playing with it. At the end of the day, each team gets to present their work to the other attendees.

Learn node.js with interactive lessons. Install these choose-your-own-adventure style lessons and learn how to use node.js, npm and other related tools by writing code to solve realistic problems. The lessons run in your terminal and work on Windows, Mac and Linux.

JavaScript based CSS/HTML preprocessor.

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Mark Dalgleish

🦄 CSS Modules co-creator, @MelbJS organiser. Full-stack ECMAScript addict, interaction design enthusiast, coffee drinker ☕ DesignOps Lead at @seekjobs 🍦🇦🇺✌️ bio from Twitter

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Date Wed 11th December 2013

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