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  • MooTools’ AutoCompleter Plugin

    One of the famous MooTools plugins is Harald Kirschner's AutoCompleter plugin. AutoCompleter takes a term input by the user and searches for matches -- an obviously help to the user. Here's how to make the most of Harald's great plugin. The XHTML All we...

  • MooTools FontChecker Plugin

    There's a very interesting piece of code on Google Code called FontAvailable which does a jQuery-based JavaScript check on a string to check whether or not your system has a specific font based upon its output width. I've ported this functionality to MooTools. The MooTools...

  • Improve Your YSlow Grade Using .htaccess

    A significant part of your YSlow grade depends on how well your site utilizes optimal caching techniques. By editing your .htaccess file, you can increase your YSlow score by 20 points or so in just 3 minutes! Quick Intro to Caching Caching is a browser feature...

  • #davidwalshblog on IRC

    I've had some great experiences on the #mootools and #cakephp IRC chat rooms. I've gotten help when I've desperately needed it and have been able to return the favor by giving tips to others. With that spirit in mind, I've created the...

  • Create a GitHub Merge Batch File

    Before I start updating my local clone of the MooTools More or Core libraries, I need to update to the most current version on GitHub. Call me lazy, but I'm tired of typing the commands lines into msysgit all the time. I've created a...

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  • WordPress, 404s, and Load Time

    It's no secret that my website tends to get slow during high periods of traffic and I believe I identified one of the big problems. I've found that one of the plugins I use has an incorrect ".css" reference that is 404ing. That means,...

  • My 10 Most Popular Articles

    I was browsing through my Google Analytics web stats and I thought it would be fun put together a post with my 10 most popular articles! The topics range from opinion to CSS to jQuery and to MooTools. I hope you have as much...

  • Eight7Teen Interview

    Eight7Teen's scribe Josh created some sexy bookmarks a month back that I was very impressed with. They were so sexy that he literally called them SexyBookmarks. And seeing as I'm so sexy... Anyways, Josh took the time to interview me recently and...

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  • MooTools Text Flipping

    There are lots and lots of useless but fun JavaScript techniques out there. This is another one of them. One popular April Fools joke I quickly got tired of was websites transforming their text upside down. I found a jQuery Plugin by Paul...

  • Facebook-Style Modal Box Using MooTools

    In my oh-so-humble opinion, Facebook's Modal box is the best modal box around. It's lightweight, subtle, and very stylish. I've taken Facebook's imagery and CSS and combined it with MooTools' awesome functionality to duplicate the effect. The Imagery Facebook uses a funky sprite for their modal...