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Weekend Links – MooTools Cheat Sheet, Google / Digg Acquisition, PHP Twitter API, Bot Detection, CSS Support In Email Clients

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MooTools 1.2 Cheat Sheet

As you know, MooTools 1.2 was officially released this week. As great as the online documentation is, wouldn't you rather have an all-on-one-sheet reference card? Of course. If you're a Moo programmer, you must download this cheat sheet.

http://mediavrog.net/blog/2008/06/11/mootools/mootools-12-cheat-sheet/

Is Google About To Swallow Up Digg?

Yet another Digg rumor. The site has to sell at some point, so why not Google? Kevin Rose, as much as it's his baby, needs to sell his site before the Web 2.0 phase and the Digg community blows over.

http://valleywag.com/5016035/is-google-about-to-swallow-up-digg

PHP Twitter API Client

I've been putting off joining Twitter for quite a while because of the obession that seems to come with creating the account. When I do sign up, I'll use this PHP Twitter API to pull my current Twitter status into this site.

http://lab.arc90.com/2008/06/php_twitter_api_client.php

Bot Detection with PHP

Recognizing bots is an important part of statistical tracking. If you aren't using Google Analytics or another stat-tracking program, you can monitor bot visits using this script.

http://www.insanevisions.com/article/214/Bot-Detection-with-PHP/

CSS Support in Email Clients

I do a fair amount of email templates for customers and they can be a pain when it comes to the CSS rendering. This chart serves as a great guide as to what properties each client covers.

http://www.campaignmonitor.com/css/

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Recent Features

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    Client-side APIs on mobile and desktop devices are quickly providing the same APIs.  Of course our mobile devices got access to some of these APIs first, but those APIs are slowly making their way to the desktop.  One of those APIs is the getUserMedia API,...

  • CSS Filters

    CSS filter support recently landed within WebKit nightlies. CSS filters provide a method for modifying the rendering of a basic DOM element, image, or video. CSS filters allow for blurring, warping, and modifying the color intensity of elements. Let's have...

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  • Shake Things Up Using jQuery UI’s Shake Effect

    Yesterday I created a tutorial showing you how you can shake an element using Fx.Shake, a MooTools component written by Aaron Newton. It turns out that jQuery UI also has a shake effect which can draw attention to an element. The XHTML Exactly the same as...

  • Pure CSS Slide Up and Slide Down

    If I can avoid using JavaScript for element animations, I'm incredibly happy and driven to do so.  They're more efficient, don't require a JavaScript framework to manage steps, and they're more elegant.  One effect that is difficult to nail down with pure CSS is sliding up...

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