Weekend Links – MooTools Rubberband, Flickable, MooMonth, PHP Image Colors, Prototype 1.6 & Scriptaculous 1.8
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!
Impressive effect that functions much like an accordion, but with slider functionality as well.
An impressive early version of a great MooTools-based calendar.
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.
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.
History of Programming Languages
O'Reilly compiled a list of programming languages over the years.
Prototype 1.6.0, script.aculo.us 1.8.0 Released
CSS "Secret Message" Using Positioning
A neat CSS special message page using positioning and scrolling.
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One of the worst kept secrets about AJAX on the web is that the underlying API for it,
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Note: For this tutorial, I'm using version1 of the Google Translate API. A newer REST-based version is available.
In an ideal world, all websites would have a feature that allowed the user to translate a website into their native language (or even more ideally, translation would be...