“Snappy is a PHP5 library allowing thumbnail, snapshot or PDF generation from a url or a html page. It uses the excellent webkit-based wkhtmltopdf and wkhtmltoimage available on OSX, Linux, Windows.”
TWIG is always part of my development process, allowing me to easily update handling and apply changes for my customers.
Nice to see Timber (TWIG integration for WordPress) reach version 1.0.
Wolfram Alpha‘s computational knowledge engine or answer engine developed by Wolfram Research, which can be consumed as a service as well. Users submit queries and computation requests. Wolfram Alpha then computes answers and relevant visualizations from a knowledge base of curated, structured data that come from other sites and books. 2000 non-commercial API calls per month are free.
They provide a nice set of API Language Libraries to get you started.
SPLIT PANES / DOCKER allow you to display multiple areas, either side by side or one on top of each other. Nested layouts are often part of it. By dragging a divider that appears between the areas, the user can specify how much of the total width / height goes to each area.
I have been building a backend interface in the past weeks, that forced me to look into ways to organize the workspace more efficiently . I could code my own splitter, but is not a priority right now and makes no sense to always reinvent the wheel :)
Here some of the options out there…
This uses the jQuery UI draggable component and provides limited options :)
Shout / The Lounge
“Responsive FileManager is a free open-source file manager and image manager made with jQuery, CSS3, PHP and HTML5 that offers a nice and elegant way to upload and insert files, images and videos.
You can use it as external plugin for TinyMCE, CKEditor and CLEditor or as a stand-alone file manager to manage and select files.”
Responsive filemanager / GitHub
GoldenLayout is a web based docker layout engine that aids in creating flexible user interfaces by enabling panels to be docked on the screen.
GitHub & Demo
MediaStreamRecorder.js is a cross-browser implementation to record audio & video streams via WebRTC. The lib allows you to submit/upload recorded blobs in realtime to your server.
API documentation / GitHub
The lib provides a huge amount of options to use it for a multitude of functions.