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Google Analytics is a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about a website's traffic and traffic sources and measures conversions and sales. Google Analytics can track visitors from all referrers, including search engines and social networks, direct visits and referring sites. It also displays advertisin...

Modernizr is a JavaScript library that detects HTML5 and CSS3 features in the user’s browser and allows you to target specific browser functionality in your stylesheet.

jQuery: The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library.

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is object storage with a simple web service interface to store and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere on the web.

iOS Safari instructions for mobile web apps

This site uses the viewport meta tag which means the content may be optimized for mobile content.

Using this tag you can set up your web app to have an application shortcut icon added to a device's homescreen, and have the app launch in full-screen "app mode".

Embedded videos from YouTube.

Embedded videos from Vimeo.

Ruby on Rails is an open-source web framework that is optimized for programmer happiness and sustainable productivity. It lets you write beautiful code by favoring convention over configuration.

Rack::Cache is a component to enable HTTP caching for Rack-based applications such as Rails.

The DOCTYPE is a required preamble for HTML5 websites.

Allows a website to define how a page is rendered in Internet Explorer 8, allowing a website to decide to use IE7 style rendering over IE8 rendering.

Websites using https protocol.

The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph, a open protocol supported by Facebook

UTF-8 (8-bit UCS/Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode. It is the preferred encoding for web pages.