Weekend Links – mooSlide, Spam-Proof Email Links, JSMiner, MooScroll, Twitter
mooSlide Revamp for MooTools 1.2
mooSlide is a customizable MooTools-based slider that pops into the page whenever and wherever you'd like. Potentially very useful -- just make sure you aren't covering a bunch of content up (like the demo).
Spam-Proof Email Links
MooTools core developer Michelle Steigewalt describes how she uses MooTools to prevent spambots from collecting emails from a website. Of course we all do this in one way or another -- is this better than your method?
Us programmers love games that make us think, like Minesweeper. JSMiner is a great translation to a web version. Kudos to this person -- seems like a loftly goal but they succeeded.
MooScroll is an awesome class that allows you to create and style your own scrollbars. These scollbars can be used within any element on the page.
9 Web Developers That Must Be Followed on Twitter
I've heard of all of the these people which made the list disappointing. I also don't know why you'd follow their Twitter profile instead of their website. Chris Coyier of CSS-Tricks made the list, which is cool. Look forward to seeing me on their next list: 9 MooTools Bloggers (All of Them).
One of the web components I've always loved has been Facebook's modal dialog. This "lightbox" isn't like others: no dark overlay, no obnoxious animating to size, and it doesn't try to do "too much." With Facebook's dialog in mind, I've created LightFace: a Facebook lightbox...
As much as developers now loathe Flash, we're still playing a bit of catch up to natively duplicate the animation capabilities that Adobe's old technology provided us. Of course we have canvas, an awesome technology, one which I highlighted 9 mind-blowing demos. Another technology available...
Adding movement to your website is a great way to attract attention to specific elements that you want users to notice. Of course you could use Flash or an animated GIF to achieve the movement effect but graphics can be difficult to maintain. Enter...
Update / Fix: The checkboxes will no longer toggle when the "mouseup" event doesn't occur on a checkbox.
Every morning I wake up to a bunch of emails in my Gmail inbox that I delete without reading. I end up clicking so many damn checkboxes...