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Create is a JavaScript library that can make any website editable through simple RDFa annotations and Backbone.js. MIT licensed, in GitHub.

Composer solves the PHP code-sharing problem

In PHP we’ve had a lousy culture of code-sharing. Because depending on code from others as been tricky, every major PHP application or framework has practically had to reimplement the whole world. Only some tools, like PHPUnit, have managed to break over this barrier and become de-facto standards across project boundaries. But for the rest: just write it yourself.
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DNode: Make PHP and Node.js talk to each other

If you’ve been following my blog, you might have noticed that lately I’ve started doing quite a lot of Node.js development alongside PHP. Based on conversations I’ve had in various conferences, I’m by far not alone in this situation - using Node.js for real-time functionality, and PHP (or Django, or Rails) for the more traditional CRUD stuff.

A series of tutorials is very interesting, a framework that provides an Erlang-like actor model for Node.js. As the framework is quite new, documentation is a bit lacking. Here are some good links:

Dart, Google's JavaScript killer

Dart, Google's JavaScript killerSo, Google finally announced Dart, their JavaScript killer. Initial reactions from the hacker community seem quite unimpressed.
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JavaScript logo

Logo for JavaScript, courtesy of Chris Williams (source)