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YouTube-like Progress Bars for AngularJS — ngProgressLite

ngProgressLite is a library for creating progress bars akin to those of YouTube in AngularJS apps.

nprogresslite YouTube like Progress Bars for AngularJS    ngProgressLite

nProgressLite is very similar to NProgress, a jQuery library we covered before.

The library is quite easy to implement, and features some events for controlling the progress bar, along with options for setting the minimum progress; the animation speed; and even the type of animation easing used.

Clone Tables Easily — Dolly.js

Dolly.js is a library for cloning table fields with the UI.

dollyjs Clone Tables Easily    Dolly.jsDolly.js can be used for any kind of table-like structure, so its use isn’t limited to semantic HTML tables.

The library only handles the UI side of things, so any database logic is to be implemented on your part (events to aid this are provided by Dolly.js).

A Themeable Blogging Platform — Ghost

Ghost is an open-source blogging platform, developed with NodeJS and Express, that has an emphasis on easy installation and theme development.

ghost A Themeable Blogging Platform    Ghost

Ghost acquired funding through Kickstarter; many beta testers have ensured that Ghost already feels quite fine around the edges. Its source code was released yesterday.

Ghost is very easy to install, and experienced Express developers will find that they can read the code quite fluently.

P.S. You can also give Ghost a spin at the homepage.

Beautiful Transition Numbers — Odometer

Odometer is a JS/CSS library for displaying number transitions easily. 

odometer Beautiful Transition Numbers    OdometerOdometer uses CSS transforms and has a fallback for older browsers. The library is minuscule, weighing a mere 3kb together with the largest theme.

The library requires Grunt and can be installed with Node.js. Definitely a great library for achieving refreshing visual effects with ease.

Test-first Development With PHP — phpspec

phpspec is a PHP development tool that implements a procedure of ‘testing first’ in application development.

phpspec Test first Development With PHP    phpspecphpspec uses the SpecBDD principle that allows writing code in small, tested, iterative steps.

This tool can provide developers with a more systematic approach to writing web apps with PHP.

Allow Search Engines Crawl Your Appss — Prerender

Prerender is a Node library that pre-renders your applications for search engines.

prerender Allow Search Engines Crawl Your Appss    PrerenderPrerender uses PhantomJS to deliver HTML websites from the JS-enabled version of your website.

The service is deployed on Heroku, so your server won’t have much workload added. Prerender is available for NodeJS and Ruby.