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).
Before we get started, it's worth me spending a brief moment introducing myself to you. My name is Mark (or @integralist if Twitter happens to be your communication tool of choice) and I currently work for BBC News in London England as a principal engineer/tech...
What's great about creating custom events in MooTools is...
A few of my customer have asked for me to create a subtle but dynamic (...I know...) way for them to advertise different specials on their website. Not something that would display on every page, but periodically or only the homepage. Using a trick...