MooTools


Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Vizeddit: Visualization of Reddit

Category: Examples, MooTools

Yvo Schaap has created a reasonably interesting real-time front-end to Reddit data over at erqqvg.com. It’s actually a really cool visualization of how Reddit’s stories change over time, with “yellow-fade” indications when new comments and votes and registered. Super-nice. (The screenshot doesn’t do it justice; go check it out.) But that’s only half the story. Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 6:00 am
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3.8 rating from 18 votes

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

APNG Class: Get APNG going on all browsers

Category: JavaScript, Library, MooTools, UI, Utility

Guillermo Rauch, who has a really nice looking site at devthought has created APNG a class to bootstrap animating PNG images: APNG provides simple frame-based animation functionality. It’s main goal is solve the problem of animating alpha-transparent images (PNG format). Features APNG is very flexible when it comes to the method of displaying the various Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:29 am
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3.3 rating from 17 votes

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

More MooTools in MooTools More

Category: MooTools

MooTools Core developer Aaron Newton recently took on the task of coming up with a complementary library to the MooTools framework that would provide enhanced capabilities beyond what the standard JS MooTools core lib could, or should, provide. The results is a new project called MooTools More which aims to provide Moo developers with a Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 11:59 am
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4 rating from 42 votes

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Parallax for the Moo Crowd

Category: MooTools

We’ve featured several implementations of the parallax effect here on Ajaxian. The newest creation comes from the team at Piksite who recently released their MooTools-powered mParallax extension: mParallax is an adaptation for MooTools framework of jParallax whose its author, Stephen Band, describes it like “jParallax turns a selected element into a ‘window’, or viewport, and Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 10:41 am
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4.3 rating from 36 votes

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

MooTools. What up?

Category: MooTools

Aaron Newton has written two interesting pieces on MooTools. First, he gives us history on the library as a way to explain where it is today, and why some people are concerned that the core isn’t moving that fast (which others would call a feature!): Because the current state of the library is very stable, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:11 am
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3.7 rating from 36 votes

Friday, January 16th, 2009

MooTools Update: Milk, MooBugger, JavaScript techniques, and more

Category: MooTools

There has been a lot of interesting news in the MooTools community recently. Before it passes us by, I wanted to aggregate some of the goodies for your perusal: MooBugger Valerio and I spent a few weeks a while back putting together a bookmarklet that would give you a Firebug-style JavaScript console for browsers without Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:38 am
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4.2 rating from 33 votes

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

JxLib: New Browser UI Toolkit

Category: MooTools, Toolkit

To the ranks of Ext JS, jQuery UI, Dijit, and others comes JxLib, a new browser-based UI toolkit built on top of MooTools. Jason Fournier from the team passed the announcement to us: JxLib includes layout managers, buttons, tabs, toolbars, dialogs, panels, trees and a basic grid control all designed to work together. It is Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 7:00 am
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4.1 rating from 61 votes

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Fx.Matrix: Wrapping CSS transforms and IE filters

Category: MooTools

Nir Tayeb, a Web developer in Israel, has written up a new Mootools Fx effect class that creates a linear transformation effect using the new transform CSS property (of Safari and Firefox) and or the IE Matrix filter: I’ve created a class extending Fx class and learned for the first time how to create custom Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:38 am
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4 rating from 26 votes

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

MooTools Round-up: Call for Plug-ins, Testing Framework, and “Clientcide”

Category: MooTools

Aaron Newton wrote in with a few interesting news items related to the MooTools community. Clientcide Testing Framework First, on the new stand-alone Clientcide.com site (formerly clientside.cnet.com) recently released the Clientcide Test Framework (aka the MooTools Unit Test Framework): MooTools ships with a version of JSSpec (http://jania.pe.kr/aw/moin.cgi/JSSpec) and a series of Specs tests. This test Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 10:13 am
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3.2 rating from 28 votes

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Form.Check: Great Form Validation for MooTools

Category: JavaScript, MooTools

Form validation is one of those problems that every IT developer has to deal with at one point or another. Form.Check is a MooTools plug-in library for dealing with client-side validation easily: And, it’s very easy to use: < View plain text > javascript window.addEvent(‘domready’, function(){     new FormCheck(‘formular’, {         Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 10:00 am
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3.9 rating from 81 votes

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Mootools 1.2.1 Released

Category: MooTools

Tom Occhino has released Mootools 1.2.1, a backwards compatible release that also features: Element.Properties.html (element.set(‘html’, html);) now works even with select and table element’s in Internet Explorer. Element:clone is also now faster than ever, and retains the values of form elements being cloned. A lot of work has also been done to fix some bugs Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:18 am
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4.2 rating from 33 votes

Friday, September 12th, 2008

IIPMooViewer: Mootools-based Ajax Javascript Viewer

Category: MooTools, Showcase

Ruven Pillay has updated the JavaScript image viewer that we posted on awhile back. We asked Ruven what he has done and he told us: Well, I’ve just released a new version which updates the libraries to Mootools 1.2 and adds a whole bunch of useful features like navigation buttons, a draggable navigation window and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:44 am
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4.4 rating from 85 votes

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Bomberman in MooTools

Category: Games, MooTools

Munteanu Gabriel has created today’s Friday JavaScript game. It is an old favourite…. Bomberman. Munteanu has released the code as an open source project, and you can get going to bomb away now

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:36 am
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3.7 rating from 23 votes

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Ajaxian Featured Tutorial: Show/Hide Login Panel Built with MooTools

Category: MooTools, Tutorial

Conserving screen real-estate while still providing good content to the user has always been a challenge for designers and developers and while larger screen dimensions are becoming more prominent, it’s still important to take full advantage of the space available to you. Jeeremie over at Web Kreation came up with a very cool method of Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 10:27 am
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3.5 rating from 17 votes

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

clientside.cnet.com relaunched with new tutorials and more

Category: MooTools

Aaron Newton has relaunched clientside.cnet.com with a cleaner, leaner, look and feel. The news for the launch is: The Mootorial (the MooTools tutorial) is now updated for MooTools 1.2 and on it’s own domain www.mootorial.com The wikiTorials(tm! – not really) for all of CNET’s codebase have been updated for our updated 1.2 code (which launched Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:06 pm
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3.6 rating from 17 votes

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

MooWheel and MooCirclePack for visualizations

Category: JavaScript, MooTools

MooWheel, the JavaScript connections visualization library, has been updated to version 0.2. Updates include: New data format Text can now be hovered over, in addition to the dot Images can be added for each item You can see the popular Twitter example (thanks to Augsto Becciu, creator of TweetWheel). Also, MooCirclePack has just been released: Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:02 am
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3.8 rating from 30 votes