June 2012 (#228)

We also take a deeper look of the current trend of gamification and explain how incorporating games mechanics into your websites can boost visitor engagement. Keir Whitaker and Elliot Jay Stocks, meanwhile, explore some key considerations for making the jump from client work to running your own show. Also in this issue:

  • Present big data in JavaScript with Knockout.js
  • Create HTML5 preloaders for large sites
  • Design an iPhone app icon in Fireworks
  • Build an address book app in MongoDB
  • Add a watermark to video with Node.js
  • We interview CSS-Tricks' Chris Coyier

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