Weekend Links – Yahoo! Sprite Generator, Dojo AIM Modules, Clientside MooTools 1.2 Plugins, Speed Photoshop
Yahoo's Secret Text-Sprite Generator
Chris was snooping around Yahoo's source code and found a sprite generator. It's a really nice way to create headers. I helped Chris make his jQuery work with space, but don't tell him I told you!
Dojo Modules for AIM
The only thing AOL's ever done right is AIM...although I'd rather die than use their client. Anyways, Dojo now has AIM modules within the toolkit. Sweet! I've not tried Dojo but I may have to now.
CNET Clientside MooTools Plugins 1.2 Released
Of course Clientside would need to update their plugins to version 1.2! They've got some really sweet plugins. If you're a MooFool like me, check it out!
Jack Sparrow - Pirate of Caribbean Speed Painting
This is nuts. I'd much rather be a designer than a developer, but I have no empty-canvas abilities.
With Firefox OS, asm.js, and the push for browser performance improvements, canvas and WebGL technologies are opening a world of possibilities. I featured 9 Mind-Blowing Canvas Demos and then took it up a level with 9 Mind-Blowing WebGL Demos, but I want to outdo...
My first professional web development was at a small print shop where I sat in a windowless cubical all day. I suffered that boxed in environment for almost five years before I was able to find a remote job where I worked from home. The first...
It goes without saying but MooTools' inheritance pattern allows for creation of small, simple classes that possess immense power. One example of that power is a class that inherits from Request, Request.JSON, and Request.JSONP: Request.Stocks. Created by Enrique Erne, this great MooTools class acts as...
We all know that we can set a different link color (among other properties) on the hover event, but why not show a little bit more dynamism by making the original color fade to the next? Using MooTools 1.2, you can achieve that effect.