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  • MooTools Tip:  Adding Events During Element Creation

    One mistake I've made in the past with my MooTools elements is adding events to them after I've created and injected them into the page. An example of this would be: What you may not know is that you can add these events during the element...

  • “Top” Watermark Using MooTools

    Whenever you have a long page worth of content, you generally want to add a "top" anchor link at the bottom of the page so that your user doesn't have to scroll forever to get to the top. The only problem with this method is...

  • Sizzle and Peppy Selector Engines in MooTools

    A few weeks back I touched on how you could implement the Peppy and Sizzle selector engines in MooTools. Both posts showed how to remove the default Moo engine from use and instead make each respective selector engine the one and only....

  • Create Snook-Style Navigation Using MooTools

    Jonathan Snook debuted a great tutorial last September detailing how you can use an image and a few jQuery techniques to create a slick mouseover effect. I revisited his article and ported its two most impressive effects to MooTools. The Images These are the same...

  • Book Review:  PHP5 CMS Framework Development

    In the interest in full disclosure, I was sent this book by a fellow DZone Zone Leader in hopes that I would review it. I’m reviewing this book, however, in the interest of my audience. PHP5 CMS Framework Development Written By Martin Brampton Published By Packt Publishing Publisher Summary: This book takes...

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  • iPhone & iPod Detection Using JavaScript

    I was browsing the ESPN.com source code recently and stumbled upon their method of detecting iPhone / iPod touch users and redirecting them to their iPhone-compatible website. The JavaScript The code itself is short and sweet. I, however, would prefer using the server-side method of user agent...

  • Script & Style Revamp with Submission Favelet

    It's been six months and some change since the launch of Script & Style and the website is doing extremely well. Traffic continues to rise, our RSS feed subscriber count is close to 4,000, the submissions continue to be quality, and we're slowly adding...

  • Duplicate the jQuery Homepage Tooltips Using MooTools

    The jQuery homepage has a pretty suave tooltip-like effect as seen below: Here's how to accomplish this same effect using MooTools. The XHTML The above XHTML was taken directly from the jQuery homepage -- no changes. The CSS The above CSS has been slightly modified to match the CSS rules already...

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  • Poll Follow Up: What is Your Preferred Browser?

    When I created the "preferred browser" poll I was interested in seeing if my assumption that Firefox would reign supreme was spot on or completely off. It turns out that I was right but I have a few other thoughts on the outcome. The...

  • wii Baseball Issues

    One thing I do that bugs friends (and myself, quite frankly) is point out programming deficiencies and inconsistencies while playing videogames. I can't help it -- it's what I do! My current obsession is wii Sports Baseball. I got my wii about a month...