Monday, June 23rd, 2008

CNET Updates the Clientside MooTools Plugin Repository

Category: MooTools

The MooTools team recently announced v1.2 of their namesake JavaScript library and hot on the heels of this release is an update to the CNET Clientside MooTools plugin repository. CNET has a very comprehensive set of controls and widgets that complement the MooTools library that provide such functionality as carousels, slideshows, date pickers and tabs. Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 8:00 am

3.8 rating from 29 votes

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Frank Sinatra, Flash, and Ajax:

Category: Examples, MooTools

Scott Boyce wrote in with an interesting story about The site was originally designed as a Flash site, but when the mandate came from the top to use HTML instead of Flash, he had to see just how much of the original comps he could implement. And it turns out, pretty much everything. We Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 7:00 am

4 rating from 28 votes

Friday, June 13th, 2008

MooTools 1.2 Released

Category: MooTools

Many people wrote in to tell us about the recent MooTools 1.2 release and updated MooTools website. Coming nearly a year to the day after their last production release (1.11), Moo differentiates itself from other popular frameworks by cramming Prototype-inspired helpers and smooth effects into a small download. Weighing in at 90KB uncompressed, this bovine Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 5:00 am

3.6 rating from 76 votes

Friday, May 30th, 2008

BeSlimed: Mootools Gaming

Category: Games, MooTools

Markus Inger wanted to hone his Mootools skills, so he created a BeJewelled-like game, BeSlimed. Give it a Friday whirl!

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:23 am

4.3 rating from 38 votes

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

CSS Animations via MooTools

Category: CSS, MooTools

Chris Schneider has created a javascript implementation of CSS Effects using the MooTools JavaScript library. It basically parses the css and mimics the new Webkit css animations. With the introduction of CSS we could seperate the presentation layer and the content layer, but we were not able to add animations via CSS. DHTML fixed this Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 1:01 pm

4 rating from 53 votes

Monday, April 28th, 2008

FancyUpload: Swiff meets Ajax

Category: Component, Flash, JavaScript, MooTools

Harald Kirschner has created a new version of FancyUpload “a file-input replacement which features an unobtrusive, multiple-file selection menu and queued upload with an animated progress bar.” A good example is the Queued Photo Uploader which is coded by: < View plain text > javascript var swiffy = new FancyUpload2($(‘demo-status’), $(‘demo-list’), {     ‘url’: Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:37 am

4.4 rating from 88 votes

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

NSFW Blocker Using MooTools

Category: MooTools

I like reading David Walsh’s blog. Not only does he write good technical articles but he always injects some humor into it to liven up the topic. This time around is no different as David’s guilty pleasure of scoping out the latest celebrity gossip led him to an idea which would make it easier for Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 9:18 am

3.8 rating from 26 votes

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

MooWheel: Unique Data Visualization

Category: MooTools

Josh Gross, the creator of the Ajax-powered AjaxIM instant messenger, has come up with a unique way to visualize data: The purpose of this script is to provide a unique and elegant way to visualize data using Javascript and the canvas object. This type of visualization can be used to display connections between many different Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 9:27 am

-25637.2 rating from 39 votes

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Moo Snippely – Manage Your Code Snippets Locally

Category: Adobe, Ajax, MooTools

We all have bits of reusable code that we store in some fashion. These snippets prove to be invaluable at helping to not “reinvent the wheel” so storing them in a safe and convenient place is important. The MooTools team wants to make it easy for you to store your snippets easily through the use Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 7:00 am
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4.1 rating from 46 votes

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Clientside Mootools Library Update

Category: JavaScript, Library, MooTools

Aaron Newton of CNet has posted an update for his Clientside Mootools library: We’ve refactored nearly the entire library and in most cases the changes don’t affect the actual interface to the classes and methods, but not always. Like Mootools, you can download a compatibility layer which will preserve the old syntax if you have Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:28 am
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3.1 rating from 33 votes

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Ajaxian Featured Tutorial: Simple Save Message Using MooTools

Category: MooTools, Tutorial

It’s been awhile since we’ve put up an Ajaxian Featured Tutorial and so we’re going to get back into the swing of things with a nice, simple tutorial using MooTools. Giving users feedback during a “save” process is a very good idea. It allows the user to feel a sense of confidence that the site Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 8:54 am

2.5 rating from 48 votes

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Snoto Photo: Snook, Flickr and AIR

Category: Adobe, Ajax, Announcements, MooTools

After recently installing Snitter, I have to say I’ve become a bit of a fanboy of Jonathan Snook. The guy just produces some good stuff. So when I saw that he announced a new AIR application, I had to get it installed and checked out. While Snoto (ya know, Snook, Snitter, Snoto) isn’t as polished Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 12:33 pm

4.2 rating from 31 votes

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Ajax-based social bookmark widget

Category: Ajax, MooTools

Sometimes the smallest and simplest widgets are the absolutely coolest. In this case, mooSocialize fits that description. Similar in concept to the social bookmarking toolbar from, mooSocialize allows you to consolidate submission links for various networks in a neat little slidedown/out panel: mooSocialize uses the MooTools JavaScript library to generate the fluid effects and Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:00 am

3.6 rating from 39 votes

Friday, February 15th, 2008

Facebook Style Input Box

Category: Ajax, MooTools, Prototype

If you used Facebook on a regularly basis, you’ve probably come across their cool autocomplete method of adding multiple recipients to messages. For those that haven’t seen it, here’s a pic: Guillermo Rauch set out to build something similar and he did a very good job of mimicking this behavior using MooTools v1.2: While working Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 9:22 am

4.1 rating from 39 votes

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Moo.rd: Extensions to MooTools

Category: JavaScript, Library, MooTools

Moo.rd is an extension library to MooTools that brings you more effects, and helpers for tables, lists, and lightboxes. You can see examples of the new extensions including: Custom Alert Custom Confirm Smooth Scrolling The new Custom.Alert and Custom.Confirm classes are modal, fixed, and can be draggable, like the standards. But they are “Custom”, so Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:36 am

1.2 rating from 50 votes

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

MooTools Swiff: Communicate with Flash

Category: Flash, MooTools

MooTools core team member Michelle Steigerwalt has a writeup about the MooTools 1.2 Swiff object which allows communication between Flash movie (.swf) files and a page’s JavaScript. The Swiff object makes it substantially easier to interact with ActionScript allowing you to pass values or manipulate the Flash movie using JavaScript and MooTools: Unless you’re a Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 9:18 am

2 rating from 147 votes