Weekend Links – MooTools Cheat Sheet, Google / Digg Acquisition, PHP Twitter API, Bot Detection, CSS Support In Email Clients

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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.

http://mediavrog.net/blog/2008/06/11/mootools/mootools-12-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.

http://valleywag.com/5016035/is-google-about-to-swallow-up-digg

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.

http://lab.arc90.com/2008/06/php_twitter_api_client.php

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.

http://www.insanevisions.com/article/214/Bot-Detection-with-PHP/

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.

http://www.campaignmonitor.com/css/

Recent Features

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    CSS Filters

    CSS filter support recently landed within WebKit nightlies. CSS filters provide a method for modifying the rendering of a basic DOM element, image, or video. CSS filters allow for blurring, warping, and modifying the color intensity of elements. Let's have...

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    CSS Animations Between Media Queries

    CSS animations are right up there with sliced bread. CSS animations are efficient because they can be hardware accelerated, they require no JavaScript overhead, and they are composed of very little CSS code. Quite often we add CSS transforms to elements via CSS during...

Incredible Demos

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    MooTools Star Ratings with MooStarRating

    I've said it over and over but I'll say it again:  JavaScript's main role in web applications is to enhance otherwise boring, static functionality provided by the browser.  One perfect example of this is the Javascript/AJAX-powered star rating systems that have become popular over the...

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    Event Delegation with MooTools

    Events play a huge role in JavaScript. I can't name one website I've created in the past two years that hasn't used JavaScript event handling on some level. Ask yourself: how often do I inject elements into the DOM and not add an...

Discussion

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