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How much are web icons worth? A lot if you’re Font Awesome 5

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Dave Gandy’s Font Awesome, an open-source kit of icons with Cascading Style Sheets to implement them for web designers, has a large and growing following, so it’s no surprise that after a few years an updated version would be well received. The overhaul, dubbed Font Awesome 5, that Gandy wants to finance through a Kickstarter campaign adds a lot of welcome fine tuning. There will also be a new — though not free — Pro version with features like scalable…

Node.js Is Helping Developers Get the Most Out of JavaScript

Node.js, the JavaScript runtime of choice for high-performance, low latency apps, continues to gain popularity among developers on the strength of JavaScript. When a small startup decided to launch its technological foundation on top of Microsoft’s .NET platform, it needed a .NET expert to provide a master view. Being lean and distributed, the company chose .NET guru Carl Franklin to serve remotely as CTO to oversee things. However, at the DEVintersection conference in Las Vegas last week, Franklin, now executive…

What’s New in Angular 2: Versioning, Features, and Components

Angular, or AngularJS as it’s officially known, is a front-end structural framework for dynamic web app development. It utilizes HTML as a template language which it then extends to define an application’s components. The Angular framework provides data binding and dependency injection that minimizes the amount of code you have to write yourself. Since Angular works within the browser, it may be employed with your server technology of choice. Just last month, Google HQ announced the final release version of…