Keeping Up With MooTools

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It's always fun to keep up with the MooTools project. You can learn a lot from its developers and other developers by checking out a few different websites. Here a few Moo-related web addresses to bookmark.


LightHouse houses all tickets and announces changesets to the MooTools project.


This is the MooTools IRC chart room where you can ask for help, help others, or interact with the MooTools Developers.


User Group

The user group (forum) is now hosted at Google. Here is another place you can ask questions.

MooTools Core Developers' Websites

Many of the core developers have their own blogs where they create MooTools plugins and preach JavaScript good practices.

The ClientSide

ClientSide has numerous plugins and blog entries for MooTools developers. Core developer Aaron Newton runs this website.

Track.js Error Reporting

Upcoming Events

Recent Features

Incredible Demos

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  • jQuery Countdown Plugin

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  1. Nice post and thanks for the mention. Two things though:

    CNET’s Clientside is now, and you have a typo in my name.

    Now worries though. The url redirects, and the typo is kinda funny sounding if you read it out loud.

  2. Updated Aaron! Sorry! Thank you for all of your work on MooTools!

  3. Alex

    There are some cool mootools snippets and plugins at also.

  4. Hi Alex is cool, thanks for sharing

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