MooTools Roundup - October 2009

Written by David Walsh on 7 November 2009 – Posted under all

The foundation of every great open source project is its community. The MooTools Team creates the base framework code but it’s all of you that take the framework and build outstanding plugins. Here are some great plugins and tutorials that have been released recently.


MooShell MooShell, created by Piotr Zalewa (zalun), is the best code pasting tool since Pastebin. MooShell allows you to paste your HTML, CSS, and MooTools javascript into the page and test. MooShell is an excellent utility for troubleshooting an issue or demonstrating your code.

Up The Moo Herd IV: There's A Class For This

MooTools contributor Mark Obcena keeto continued his excellent series of "Up the Moo Herd" tutorials with "There's a Class For This." This post discusses Class Mutators, Mixins, and MooTools' inheritance model. Consider this post a must-read for novice and expert MooTools developers.


MooRTE: The Mootools Rich Text Editor

MooRTE is a great MooTools rich text editor. MooRTE is lightweight, customizable, and very easily skinnable. Try MooRTE out in your CMS!

Call to Upgrade: MooTools 1.1.2 and MooTools 1.2.4

Remember to upgrade your MooTools 1.1 and MooTools 1.2 builds to 1.1.2 and 1.2.4 respectively. Firefox 3.6 has removed document.getBoxObjectFor which will impact Gecko detection.


Keep Up the Good Work!

These are just a few of the great MooTools plugins floating around the MooTools community recently. Keep up the good work and we look forward to featuring your plugins in future posts!

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