Hint.css — pure CSS tooltips

While browsers have built-in support for tooltips, which can be added by setting the title attribute, unfortunately, such tooltips don’t look good and have a long delay before they appear. There are many JavaScript libraries for better looking and better behaving tooltips, for example, Bootstrap includes one. It turns out, though, that you can implement them with CSS alone, and that’s what Hint.css does.

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3 Minimalistic Bootstrap Alternatives

Bootstrap is the most popular HTML/CSS framework, and there are many good reasons why lots of developers use it to make websites. There are also many developers who complain about “bootstrapy” look of websites built on it. This is understandable, but as someone said, your users don’t care that your site is “bootstrapy”.

I’ve built a few Bootstrap-based websites, and for me, “bootstapy” look is not that important. What’s really important, though, is that when using Bootstrap, I think in its terms and usually select components from the available set, even though they may be a completely wrong solution to the problem. When you don’t have this popup or that dropdown button available, you won’t slap them everywhere, and think of a better UI. Thus, to clear the clouded mind, it’s a good idea to try other frameworks from time to time. This time I’ll cover minimalistic CSS frameworks, which are good Bootstrap alternatives when you don’t want to use all the features provided by it.

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5 React.js + Flux tools

React.js is a revolutionary JavaScript library created by Facebook, described by its developers as “V in MVC”, that is, a view layer. Some time after its release, Facebook introduced Flux application architecture, which used React.js for UI views, and specified how to deal with everything else without MVC architecture shortcomings. Flux is a pattern, not a framework or a library, so there’s a whole field of implementations, helpers, frameworks based on Flux out there. In this article we introduce five of them.

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goquery: jQuery-style HTML manipulation in Go

Writing HTML document handling code with parsers is pretty hard. Even plain DOM tree walking can make your code look like spaghetti. That is why libraries like jQuery are popular: they make it easy to do queries and all sorts of other manipulations with HTML documents.

goquery is like jQuery, but in Go.

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