Weekend Links – AJAX ASCII Art, Website Evolution, FlexiGrid jQuery, IE CSS Compatibility, jQuery File Tree, PHP Logging Class

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Gaia AJAX ASCII Art Generator

Lets be honest: ASCII is truly on of the coolest accomplishments in programming history. Combined with AJAX, it's even better.

http://ajaxwidgets.com/Ascii-Art/AsciiArt.aspx

The Evolution of Websites: How 10 Popular Websites Have (and Have Not) Changed

I loved this article. I remember when some of these websites (ESPN, CNN, etc.) looked horrible. Check out this article to take a trip down memory lane!

http://www.wakeuplater.com/index.php/website-building/evolution-of-websites-10-popular-websites.aspx

FlexiGrid for jQuery

FlexiGrid is an ultra cool table widget built using jQuery. Very user-friendly and provides great control over the table data.

http://webplicity.net/flexigrid/

CSS Compatibility and Internet Explorer

Sounds like an oxymoron, right? The friendly people over at MSDN have created numerous table detailing CSS support in each version of Internet Explorer.

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc351024(VS.85).aspx

jQuery File Tree

There are a thousand different JavaScript file tree scripts out there, but this one is the most impressive I've seen so far.

http://abeautifulsite.net/notebook.php?article=58

PHP Logging Class

I've tinkered around with creating my own logging class but after seeing this I may not have to. If you're PHP programmer, try out this awesome logging class. It could save you a lot of time down the road!

http://urbanoalvarez.es/blog/2008/03/21/php-logging-class/

Recent Features

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    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...

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    Responsive and Infinitely Scalable JS Animations

    Back in late 2012 it was not easy to find open source projects using requestAnimationFrame() - this is the hook that allows Javascript code to synchronize with a web browser's native paint loop. Animations using this method can run at 60 fps and deliver fantastic...

Incredible Demos

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    Page Visibility API

    One event that's always been lacking within the document is a signal for when the user is looking at a given tab, or another tab. When does the user switch off our site to look at something else? When do they come back?

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    Fancy Navigation with MooTools JavaScript

    Navigation menus are traditionally boring, right? Most of the time the navigation menu consists of some imagery with a corresponding mouseover image. Where's the originality? I've created a fancy navigation menu that highlights navigation items and creates a chain effect. The XHTML Just some simple...

Discussion

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