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Weekend Links – MooTools Rubberband, Flickable, MooMonth, PHP Image Colors, Prototype 1.6 & Scriptaculous 1.8

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MooTools Rubberband Selector

A MooTools script that allows you to select defined elements by drawing a square (with your mouse) around them. What to do with the collected elements is up to you!

http://pk69.com/mootools/rubberband/

MooTools Flickable

Impressive effect that functions much like an accordion, but with slider functionality as well.

http://creativepony.com/demos/flickable/

MooMonth

An impressive early version of a great MooTools-based calendar.

http://moomonth.com/

PHP / Image Color Analysis

Imagine if you could use PHP's Imagick extension to take an image input and extract a color palette based on which colors were used the most. Now you can.

http://valokuva.org/?p=72

Graceful Email Obfuscation

A List Apart presents numerous methods of email address obfuscation to prevent spam-spiders from picking off email addresses from your website.

http://www.alistapart.com/articles/gracefulemailobfuscation

History of Programming Languages

O'Reilly compiled a list of programming languages over the years.

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/a/oreilly/news/languageposter_0504.html

Prototype 1.6.0, script.aculo.us 1.8.0 Released

Powerhouse JavaScript framework Prototype and its sister Scriptaculous have both released new versions. Congratulations to both factions on the new releases!

http://prototypejs.org/2007/11/7/prototype-1-6-0-script-aculo-us-1-8-0-and-the-bungee-book-now-available

CSS "Secret Message" Using Positioning

A neat CSS special message page using positioning and scrolling.

http://css-tricks.com/make-a-secret-message-with-css-positioning-and-transparency/

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Discussion

  1. Nice link roundup. I really dig that rubberband selector. I’m gonna see if I can work that into a project I’m working on.

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