Treehouse

David Walsh on Twitter

By on  

Who would've thought that after being such a Twitter-hater, I've been completely drawn into the service? So much so that I have a few links to pass on.

Follow Me on Twitter!

If you aren't already following me on Twitter...then why the hell not? You can hear about my music tastes, programming mistakes, thoughts on web topics, and other lifestyle opinions:

http://twitter.com/davidwalshblog

Twitter Emulation Using MooTools 1.2 and PHP

You can check out my Nettuts article, Twitter Emulation Using MooTools 1.2 and PHP, at the NetTuts website. Writing the article and creating the functionality were a lot of fun! If you'd like a primitive Twitter-like system, give it a try:

http://nettuts.com/tutorials/php/twitter-emulation-using-mootools-12-and-php/

ydkjs-5.png

Recent Features

  • Responsive and Infinitely Scalable JS Animations

    Back in late 2012 it was not easy to find open source projects using requestAnimationFrame() – this is the hook that allows Javascript code to synchronize with a web browser's native paint loop. Animations using this method can run at 60 fps and deliver fantastic...

  • Vibration API

    Many of the new APIs provided to us by browser vendors are more targeted toward the mobile user than the desktop user.  One of those simple APIs the Vibration API.  The Vibration API allows developers to direct the device, using JavaScript, to vibrate in...

Incredible Demos

  • MooTools onLoad SmoothScrolling

    SmoothScroll is a fantastic MooTools plugin but smooth scrolling only occurs when the anchor is on the same page. Making SmoothScroll work across pages is as easy as a few extra line of MooTools and a querystring variable. The MooTools / PHP Of course, this is a...

  • Create a Spinning, Zooming Effect with CSS3

    In case you weren't aware, CSS animations are awesome.  They're smooth, less taxing than JavaScript, and are the future of node animation within browsers.  Dojo's mobile solution, dojox.mobile, uses CSS animations instead of JavaScript to lighten the application's JavaScript footprint.  One of my favorite effects...

Discussion

    Wrap your code in <pre class="{language}"></pre> tags, link to a GitHub gist, JSFiddle fiddle, or CodePen pen to embed!