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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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Recent Features

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    Kids these days, I tell ya.  All they care about is the technology.  The video games.  The bottled water.  Oh, and the texting, always the texting.  Back in my day, all we had was...OK, I had all of these things too.  But I still don't get...

  • CSS 3D Folding Animation

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Incredible Demos

  • Using Dotter for Form Submissions

    One of the plugins I'm most proud of is Dotter. Dotter allows you to create the typical "Loading..." text without using animated images. I'm often asked what a sample usage of Dotter would be; form submission create the perfect situation. The following...

  • HTML5 Input Types Alternative

    As you may know, HTML5 has introduced several new input types: number, date, color, range, etc. The question is: should you start using these controls or not? As much as I want to say "Yes", I think they are not yet ready for any real life...

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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