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.


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!


FlexiGrid for jQuery

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


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.


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.


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!


Recent Features

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    Create Namespaced Classes with MooTools

    MooTools has always gotten a bit of grief for not inherently using and standardizing namespaced-based JavaScript classes like the Dojo Toolkit does.  Many developers create their classes as globals which is generally frowned up.  I mostly disagree with that stance, but each to their own.  In any event...

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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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