This new MooTools-based script allows you to pick a specific time by dragging and dropping hour and minute hands. Pretty cool, although I'm not sure it makes picking times on forms much easier.
Former Employees of Google Prepare Rival Search Engine
A novel story, but I don't see Cuil becoming anything close to Google. Neat search engine but Google is just too far ahead.
AJAX-Alexa-Thumbnails: API to Get Site Thumbnails
I've long wanted to figure out how to get site thumbnails. Now Alexa offers site thumbnails via ajax. Awesome.
Transparent PNGs in Internet Explorer 6
Yet another attempt at a solution to fix IE6's PNG problems. Good, but not perfect -- still has position issues.
Auto Twittering is Ridiculous
Chris Coyier rants on how ridiculous it is to auto-Twitter. I agree.
And Just For Fun...
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...
For maximum performance, we all know we must put our assets on CDN (another domain). Along with those assets are custom web fonts. Unfortunately custom web fonts via CDN (or any cross-domain font request) don't work in Firefox or Internet Explorer (correctly so, by spec) though...
Tabular data can oftentimes be boring, but it doesn't need to look that way! With a small MooTools class, I can make tabular data extremely easy to read by implementing "zebra" tables -- tables with alternating row background colors.
The above CSS is extremely basic.