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Elsewhere in the magazine, we have tutorials on building a responsive WordPress portfolio, writing faster PHP, prototyping UI animations, replacing jQuery with HTML and CSS for smoother animations and lighter JavaScript, and working with the Web Audio API. On top of all that, we have our usual mix of inspirational new work, practical advice, informed analysis and thought-provoking comment.

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Tanya Combrinck is digital editor on net magazine.