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Weekend Links – iPhone Interface, mooVRotatingMenu, Digg Hacked, jQuery Scrolling, Prototip

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Create a Slick iPhone / Mobile Interface from any RSS Feed

Chris Coyier drops a sweet iPhone-like script for any RSS feed. Chris used SimplePie (PHP RSS API) and jQuery to create this hot page.

http://css-tricks.com/create-a-slick-iphonemobile-interface-from-any-rss-feed/

mooVRotatingMenu

The people that brought you MooPan bring you mooVRotatingMenu, a slick-as-hell animated element rotation script. Comes in horizontal and vertical flavors.

http://www.virtual-gadjo.com/mooVRotatingMenu.php

How I Hacked Digg

Dominic at Phoboslab discovered some insecure code at Digg, told them about the issues, and didn't hear back. What's a blogger to do? Write about it, of course. Oddly enough, Digg's Lead Architect was the first one to comment.

http://www.phoboslab.org/log/2008/06/how-i-hacked-digg

Load Content While Scrolling With jQuery

This article details how you can forget pagination and server up more content when the user hits the bottom of page. DZone employs this type of virtual pagination.

http://www.webresourcesdepot.com/load-content-while-scrolling-with-jquery/

Prototip 2 - Create Beautiful Tooltips with Ease

Prototip allows you to easily create both simple and complex tooltips using the Prototype JavaScript framework. The Prototip site also provides some sweet examples.

http://www.nickstakenburg.com/projects/prototip2/

Compress jQuery Even Further

In our never-ending battle to compress our JavaScript libraries, this article describes compressing jQuery even more.

http://brightscape.net/compress-jquery-even-further/

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Recent Features

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  • How to Create a Twitter Card

    One of my favorite social APIs was the Open Graph API adopted by Facebook.  Adding just a few META tags to each page allowed links to my article to be styled and presented the way I wanted them to, giving me a bit of control...

Incredible Demos

  • Introducing MooTools ScrollSide

    This post is a proof of concept post -- the functionality is yet to be perfected. Picture this: you've found yourself on a website that uses horizontal scrolling instead of vertical scrolling. It's an artistic site so you accept that the site scrolls left to right....

  • 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...

Discussion

  1. Great story about digg.

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