Weekend Links — CSS & Multiple Background Images, Programming Book Profits, PHP HTTP Class, MooTools 1.2, IE8’s New Meta Tag, and Domain Tasting

By  on  

Multiple Background: Oh, What a Beautiful Thing

The CSS3 spec allows for multiple background images for a selector. I've been waiting for this for soooo long. This should clear up a lot of DIVitis.


Programming Book Profits

I've often wondered how much money the authors of programming books get. I've always assumed that when you get a book published, you're officially a rock star...apparently not. jQuery's John Resig discusses his profits and clears up some misconceptions.


HTTP Class For PHP

A really easy to use class for connecting to URLs -- I look forward to playing with this one more.


9 Web Design No Nos for the Newbie

I see people making these mistakes all the time. People: read this and stop doing these things!


MooTools 1.2 Beta 2

Moo 1.2 is getting closer and closer -- sweet! Beta 2 is now out -- try it and report any issues.


Defending PHP

PHP's frequently getting hated on and we're tired of it! Jimbo defends PHP.


Opera, Mozilla and Safari React to IE's Solution for Browser Compatibility Issues

When I saw news of this new IE Meta Tag, my heart sunk. More problems, more problems, more problems -- and a lot of other think so too. Microsoft: adhere to standards and you wont run into these problems.


Google to Kill Domain Tasting

Google's implementing a new policy for AdSense which will prevent domain tasters from using Google's ad network. Thank you Google!


Recent Features

  • By
    5 Ways that CSS and JavaScript Interact That You May Not Know About

    CSS and JavaScript:  the lines seemingly get blurred by each browser release.  They have always done a very different job but in the end they are both front-end technologies so they need do need to work closely.  We have our .js files and our .css, but...

  • By
    Facebook Open Graph META Tags

    It's no secret that Facebook has become a major traffic driver for all types of websites.  Nowadays even large corporations steer consumers toward their Facebook pages instead of the corporate websites directly.  And of course there are Facebook "Like" and "Recommend" widgets on every website.  One...

Incredible Demos

  • By
    Create Classy Inputs Using MooTools’ OverText

    The MooTools More library is a goldmine. A treasure chest. Pirates booty, if you will (and, of course, I will). More is full of plugins that add a lot of class and functionality to your website with minimal effort.

  • By
    Introducing MooTools NextPrev

    One thing I love doing is duplicating OS functionalities. One of the things your OS allows you to do easily is move from one item to another. Most of the time you're simply trying to get to the next or the previous item.


  1. Thanks for the link, David.

Wrap your code in <pre class="{language}"></pre> tags, link to a GitHub gist, JSFiddle fiddle, or CodePen pen to embed!