Weekend Links – MooTools Cheat Sheet, Google / Digg Acquisition, PHP Twitter API, Bot Detection, CSS Support In Email Clients
MooTools 1.2 Cheat Sheet
As you know, MooTools 1.2 was officially released this week. As great as the online documentation is, wouldn't you rather have an all-on-one-sheet reference card? Of course. If you're a Moo programmer, you must download this cheat sheet.
Is Google About To Swallow Up Digg?
Yet another Digg rumor. The site has to sell at some point, so why not Google? Kevin Rose, as much as it's his baby, needs to sell his site before the Web 2.0 phase and the Digg community blows over.
PHP Twitter API Client
I've been putting off joining Twitter for quite a while because of the obession that seems to come with creating the account. When I do sign up, I'll use this PHP Twitter API to pull my current Twitter status into this site.
Bot Detection with PHP
Recognizing bots is an important part of statistical tracking. If you aren't using Google Analytics or another stat-tracking program, you can monitor bot visits using this script.
CSS Support in Email Clients
I do a fair amount of email templates for customers and they can be a pain when it comes to the CSS rendering. This chart serves as a great guide as to what properties each client covers.
Client-side APIs on mobile and desktop devices are quickly providing the same APIs. Of course our mobile devices got access to some of these APIs first, but those APIs are slowly making their way to the desktop. One of those APIs is the getUserMedia API...
One of the worst kept secrets about AJAX on the web is that the underlying API for it,
XMLHttpRequest, wasn't really made for what we've been using it for. We've done well to create elegant APIs around XHR but we know we can do better. Our effort to...
The ability to create rounded corners with CSS opens the possibility of subtle design improvements without the need to include images. CSS rounded corners thus save us time in creating images and requests to the server. Today, rounded corners with CSS are supported by all of...
I was recently scoping out the horrid source code of the Google homepage when I noticed the "Google Search" and "I'm Feeling Lucky" buttons had a style definition I hadn't seen before: -webkit-appearance. The value assigned to the style was "push-button." They are buttons so that...