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Cutting Edge: Exclusive Firefox 3 about:config Hacks

Firefox 3 has not yet come out in its official, final form yet but Eric Wendelin is already tinkering with Firefox's popular "about:config." Learn how to further customize your 'fox!


Introducing Kwicks For jQuery

Jeremy Martin was no doubt envious of my MooTools Kwicks example so he decided to do a bang-up job of porting the effect to jQuery. The easing very smooth and his class is very customizable.


Effective Shorthand CSS

I use shorthand CSS on all my projects. Shorthand CSS cuts down on development time and file size. Don't know how to do it? Michael Leigeber can show you how.



If you use GTalk or any other Jabber client, you're using XMPP. This PHP class allows you to send messages using XMPP just like you were using instant messaging.


Google Page Rank in PHP

It seems to me that Google's Page Rank rating has gone down in importance over the past year. That said, there's no reason to not take advantage of a great PHP script!


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