Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

MooTools 1.3 Hits the Street

Category: MooTools

After almost a year in development, the MooTools team announced the release of version 1.3 with major notable enhancements. Slick Selector Engine The biggest update is the inclusion of the new Slick standalone selector engine. The engine was developed by Thomas Aylott, Fabio Costa and Valerio Proietti with accuracy and portability in mind, allowing the Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 8:02 pm

2.3 rating from 6 votes

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

towel.js: momentum drag, simple code

Category: JavaScript, Library, MooTools

Scato Eggen, in honor of Towel Day in the Netherlands, has released an open source framework called towel.js. towel.js is an extension for Mootools, designed to make event-based code easier to write and even more important: easier to read. At the hart of towel.js is a modular helper system called towel, including two helpers called Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:37 am
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3.9 rating from 8 votes

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

MooTools 1.3b1: A “Slick” release

Category: JavaScript, MooTools

The first beta of MooTools 1.3 has become available. The biggest feature is their new CSS selector engine. They aren’t using Sizzle like some of the other boys, but instead have become Slick: Slick is our new, shiny, super fast, exhaustively tested, pure-javascript selector engine. There will probably be a dedicated Slick post in the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:20 am

2.3 rating from 4 votes

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

MooTouch: jQTouch has a Moo-y contender

Category: Mobile, MooTools

Jacky Nguyen was behind a new website ExpatLiving from Singapore, and as he built out a nice view for iPhone and mobile Webkit folks, he implemented MooTouch. It is still in an early stage, and is asking for input: MooTouch is a cutting-edge JavaScript framework built on top of MooTools that truly brings the experiences Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:06 am

4 rating from 42 votes

Friday, February 26th, 2010

ZooTool by MooTool(s)

Category: MooTools, Showcase

Bastian Allgeier has developed a beautiful, native looking web application called ZooTool. Zootool is a visual bookmark tool for images, videos, documents and links. It is completely based on Mootools, even though it looks more like a Cappuccino app! Play with it. Enjoy it.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:25 am

4 rating from 42 votes

Friday, December 11th, 2009

MooTools Gets a Plugin Repo, Makes Finding the Right Code Easier

Category: MooTools

Plugins are a fact of life when it comes to JavaScript libraries. These user-contributed code snippets provide tremendous features & functionality and save developers time by not having to re-invent the wheel. The hard part, though, is trying to filter out which ones are actually useful and compatible with your current library. Finding the right Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 11:17 am

4.6 rating from 54 votes

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Friday Fun; Scroll Clock

Category: Fun, MooTools

This is in the crazy but fun category, so I had to post this on a Friday. Toki Woki Scroll Clock: Amazing what folks do with div overflows :) All in a few lines of MooTools-used-JS: < View plain text > javascript var h1, h2, m1, m2, s1, s2; window.addEvent(‘domready’, function() {     h1=new Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:35 am

4.5 rating from 45 votes

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

MooTools Call to Upgrade

Category: MooTools

A change in Firefox 3.6 has prompted a call to upgrade from the MooTools team. Earlier versions of the library used the document.getBoxObjectFor method for browser detection but as of Firefox 3.6, that method has been deprecated and no longer available: The reason we stress the upgrade to MooTools 1.2.4 and MooTools 1.1.2 is the Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 3:51 pm

3.4 rating from 90 votes

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Cloudera Desktop, MooTools Update

Category: MooTools, Showcase

Aaron Newton of MooTools fame is now at Cloudera, the awesome Hadoop startup, and has posted about the rich Cloudera Desktop project he has been working on. In the post he discusses the implementation and how it uses new features in the new MooTools 1.2.4 release such as: MooTools Depender MooTools ships with a dependency Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:30 am

2.8 rating from 51 votes

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Moousture: mouse gesture library

Category: JavaScript, Library, MooTools

Zohaib Sibt-e-Hassan has created a Mootools based mouse gesture library Moousture that is based on simplicity: A probe, which probes the pointing device. Currently there is a Moousture.MouseProbe (P.S. I am planning to test it on iPhone and build any seprate probe for that). A monitor, which tests the stability of probed device on given intervals Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:56 am

3.8 rating from 30 votes

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

jQuery vs. MooTools

Category: Articles, jQuery, MooTools

Normally when you see a title like jQuery vs. MooTools you get ready for the flame bait. You would expect it even more so if you found out that someone from one of the frameworks wrote the post! Well, Aaron Newton did just that, and I think he did a very good job at trying Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:31 am

3.9 rating from 68 votes

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Two MooTools Plugins for Better File Management

Category: MooTools

We’ve posted before about Harald Kirschner’s excellent MooTools plugin FancyUpload which provides extensive functionality for handling file uploads. His newest update, FancyUpload v3.0, is a complete rewrite and includes a wealth of new features: The API with, separated uploader and file classes, allows an easy implementation in all kind of interfaces Events are dispatched for Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 1:46 pm

3.9 rating from 45 votes

Monday, April 27th, 2009

MooTools 1.2.2 and the new MooTools More Plugin Library

Category: MooTools

The MooTools team has been busy over the last week. Last Thursday they released MooTools 1.2.2: MooTools 1.2.2 is a mainly a bug fix release but it also includes an almost entirely new Class.js. The reasoning behind this is that the old Class.js didn’t play nicely with some advanced usages of this.parent() present in the Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 9:34 pm

3.6 rating from 69 votes

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Notimoo Brings Growl to MooTools

Category: MooTools, Plugins, UI

Joining the world’s collection of Growl-related libraries is Notimoo, a beautiful Growl implementation for MooTools. It’s a little more sophisticated than most of the Growl ports as it supports persistence messages (that require a user’s click to clear and scroll into view) and allows you to configure where on the screen the messages appear: < Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 11:30 am

4.1 rating from 33 votes

Friday, April 10th, 2009

Lighter.js – Syntax highlighting for MooTools

Category: MooTools

If you’re a coder who likes to blog a lot, you know the value of a good code syntax highlighter. It helps to draw attention to your code snippets and sets them in a context easily identifiable to anyone who has used a code editor. José Prado came up with a MooTools-powered extension called Lighter.js Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 12:17 pm

3.8 rating from 43 votes

The New TextboxList

Category: Component, MooTools

Over at devthought, Guillermo Ranch has rewritten his clone of Facebook’s “TextboxList” component: It’s been some time since TextboxList got some attention. It is undoubtedly one of the my most popular JavaScript projects, along with the famous Fancy Menu (MorphList) and its slideshow sibling, BarackSlideshow. TextboxList has been rewritten from scratch, and it’s more solid Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:00 am

4.2 rating from 46 votes