Weekend Links – MooTools, jQuery, CSS Animations, Firefox 3, Phing, JavaScript Super Mario Kart

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How To Create A ‘MooTools Homepage' Inspired Navigation Effect Using jQuery

MooTools' website's subnavigation effect is pretty popular and easy to implement in Moo JavaScript. NetTuts shows you how to do it using jQuery.

http://nettuts.com/html-css-techniques/how-to-create-a-mootools-homepage-inspired-navigation-effect-using-jquery/

CSS Animations via MooTools

You know those Safari-only effects created by Webkit? Well, now you can emulate those easily with this Moo script.

http://ajaxian.com/archives/css-animations-via-mootools

jQuery Interactive Date Range Picker with Shortcuts

This jQuery date range picker is a piece of art. Not only a mini calendar, but some unique options. Hook this up.

http://www.filamentgroup.com/lab/jquery_interactive_date_range_picker_with_shortcuts/

Firefox 3 On Track To Be The Speediest Browser

Firefox 3 is out-of-control fast. I couldn't be more happy with release candidate 1.

http://lifehacker.com/391547/firefox-3-on-track-to-be-speediest-browser

Phing - PHP Project Build System

My favorite part of putting together a java project is using Apache Ant. Phing is the PHP flavor of Ant and I hope to try this out soon.

http://phpimpact.wordpress.com/2007/06/30/phing-php-project-build-system-based-on-apache-ant/

Javascript Super Mario Kart

I really need to figure out this <canvas> tag. People are doing some sweet programming with it. This time, we get Mario Kart!

http://blog.nihilogic.dk/2008/05/javascript-super-mario-kart.html

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    PHP IMDB Scraper

    It's been quite a while since I've written a PHP grabber and the itch finally got to me. This time the victim is the International Movie Database, otherwise known as IMDB. IMDB has info on every movie ever made (or so it seems). Their...

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    CSS 3D Folding Animation

    Google Plus provides loads of inspiration for front-end developers, especially when it comes to the CSS and JavaScript wonders they create. Last year I duplicated their incredible PhotoStack effect with both MooTools and pure CSS; this time I'm going to duplicate...

Discussion

  1. I only love the css animations with mootools !
    I don’t like Jquery :S

  2. The Interactive Date Range Picker is impressive!
    I used to be a mootools fan myself but now i’m migrating to jquery. There are tons of useful plugins and they’re all gathered on jquery’s homepage, so you don’t need to run for them allover the www. :)

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