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.
You've probably heard the talk around the water cooler about how promises are the future. All of the cool kids are using them, but you don't see what makes them so special. Can't you just use a callback? What's the big deal? In this article, we'll...
Once concept I'm very fond of is lazy loading. Lazy loading defers the loading of resources (usually images) until they are needed. Why load stuff you never need if you can prevent it, right? I've created LazyLoad, a customizable MooTools plugin that...
Some of the finest parts of web apps are hidden in the little things. These "small details" can often add up to big, big gains. One of those small gains can be found in keyboard shortcuts. Awesome web apps like Gmail and GitHub use loads of...