Weekend Links – PHP Regular Expressions, XMLHttpRequest, Internet Explorer, Mouse Tracker, MooTools Gallery, Endless Pageless
Much belayed links...
8 Practical PHP Regular Expressions
Perfect title to a great article that provides very useful regular expressions to PHP programmers.
Re-inventing XMLHttpRequest: Cross-browser Implementation With Sniffing Capabilities
Sergey Ilinksky reinvents XMLHttpRequest to be more cross-browser compatible, secure, and functional.
Internet Explorer is Most Likely Intentionally Broken
Interesting article providing points as to why Internet Explorer is likely intentionally flawed.
A very impressive prototype-based script that records a user's mouse movement, and can then "play back" where the user put their mouse. Extremely useful for statistics and focus tracking.
A cool MooTools-based script that allows for a dynamic, animated photo gallery.
Endless Pageless: No More Next Page
Article describing how more websites should auto-load more content when the user scrolls to the bottom of the screen. I don't agree with the article, mainly because most users wont know what's happening, but worth the read.