Weekend Links – PHP Regular Expressions, XMLHttpRequest, Internet Explorer, Mouse Tracker, MooTools Gallery, Endless Pageless

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8 Practical PHP Regular Expressions

Perfect title to a great article that provides very useful regular expressions to PHP programmers.

http://devolio.com/blog/archives/34-8-Practical-PHP-Regular-Expressions.html

Re-inventing XMLHttpRequest: Cross-browser Implementation With Sniffing Capabilities

Sergey Ilinksky reinvents XMLHttpRequest to be more cross-browser compatible, secure, and functional.

http://www.ilinsky.com/articles/XMLHttpRequest/

Internet Explorer is Most Likely Intentionally Broken

Interesting article providing points as to why Internet Explorer is likely intentionally flawed.

http://kaioa.com/node/28

Record Mouse Movement Using JavaScript & AJAX

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.

http://pure.rednoize.com/2007/10/18/record-mouse-movement-using-javascript-and-ajax/

mooCircle JavaScript Gallery

A cool MooTools-based script that allows for a dynamic, animated photo gallery.

http://www.thedeveloperinside.com/blog/moocicle-sample-javascript-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.

http://unspace.ca/discover/pageless/

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