Torkil Johnsen

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Test speed and validity in JS frameworks

Posted in JavaScript,Web apps on Aug 29th, 2007

I just came across this testing page: SlickSpeed Selectors Test. I am also testing the Firefox plugin Deepest Sender and using it to blog about it directly from my Firefox browser. It’s the first tome, so it’ll be interesting to see how this turns out.

Fantastic mootools-based slideshow class

Posted in JavaScript,Web apps on Mar 6th, 2007 just released a stunning javascript class for displaying image slideshows, using the mootools library. I prefer letting this beauty speak for itself, but I have to list up a few goodies: Pan, zoom, wipe, brush, Ken Burns effect, Robert Penner easing, and more… Really impressive! (more…)

Joomla 1.5 to include MooTools

Posted in Content management,JavaScript on Jan 30th, 2007

Judging by the latest logs from the SVN repository, Joomla 1.5 will include MooTools in its 1.5 release…

A mootools primer

Posted in JavaScript on Nov 22nd, 2006

Aaron Newton has posted, and will continue to post in the coming weeks, mootools code examples in his blog… He already wrote the first draft of the mootools docs, so lets all bless this man with some well deserved links!

Playing around with MooTools

Posted in JavaScript on Nov 1st, 2006

Have put some time into learning a bit more JavaScript lately, closely related to exploring MooTools. I have put together a couple of effect examples. The code is messy, yeah, and it is not intended for production sites yet, but it works. (more…)

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