Keeping Up With MooTools
It's always fun to keep up with the MooTools project. You can learn a lot from its developers and other developers by checking out a few different websites. Here a few Moo-related web addresses to bookmark.
LightHouse houses all tickets and announces changesets to the MooTools project.
This is the MooTools IRC chart room where you can ask for help, help others, or interact with the MooTools Developers.
The user group (forum) is now hosted at Google. Here is another place you can ask questions.
MooTools Core Developers' Websites
ClientSide has numerous plugins and blog entries for MooTools developers. Core developer Aaron Newton runs this website.
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