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.
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...
Client-side APIs on mobile and desktop devices are quickly providing the same APIs. Of course our mobile devices got access to some of these APIs first, but those APIs are slowly making their way to the desktop. One of those APIs is the getUserMedia API...
As you may know, HTML5 has introduced several new input types: number, date, color, range, etc. The question is: should you
start using these controls or not? As much as I want to say "Yes", I think they are not yet ready for any real life...
There's nothing worse than having to click every checkbox in a list. Why not allow users to click one item and every checkbox becomes checked? Here's how to do just that with MooTools 1.2.
Note the image with the ucuc ID -- that...