Weekend Links – JavaScript Time Picker, Cuil Search, AJAX Site Thumbnails, IE6, Twitter

By  on  

Javascript Time Picker

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.

http://www.nogray.com/time_picker.php

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.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/28/technology/28cool.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

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.

http://ajaxian.com/archives/ajax-alexa-thumbnails-api-to-get-site-thumbnails

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.

http://24ways.org/2007/supersleight-transparent-png-in-ie6

Auto Twittering is Ridiculous

Chris Coyier rants on how ridiculous it is to auto-Twitter. I agree.

http://chriscoyier.net/auto-twittering-is-ridiculous/

And Just For Fun...

http://digg.com/comedy/The_Ugliest_Facebook_Profile_You_Will_Ever_See

Recent Features

  • By
    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...

  • By
    Create a CSS Cube

    CSS cubes really showcase what CSS has become over the years, evolving from simple color and dimension directives to a language capable of creating deep, creative visuals.  Add animation and you've got something really neat.  Unfortunately each CSS cube tutorial I've read is a bit...

Incredible Demos

Discussion

  1. I fell for that Ugliest Facebook Profile Ever. :)

Wrap your code in <pre class="{language}"></pre> tags, link to a GitHub gist, JSFiddle fiddle, or CodePen pen to embed!