Extending moo.fx with custom effect (fx.Flash)

Posted by Dmytro Shteflyuk on under JavaScript

Several days ago my best friend Alexey Kovyrin asked me to help him to create flashing effect on HTML page. I gave him advice to create this effect using moo.fx library. I wanted to show how to extend it, but I couldn’t keep from creating this effect myself.

moo.fx is a superlightweight, ultratiny, megasmall javascript effects library, written with prototype.js. It’s easily to extend it with custom effect and in this post I will show you how you can do this. In this article I’ll show how to create flashing effect: element’s background will smoothly change from one color to another and go back to first color (maybe several times).

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AJAX-enabled Smarty plugins

Posted by Dmytro Shteflyuk on under PHP

Today I’ve created simple AJAX-enabled plugins for Smarty. I don’t try to develop powerful reach-applications framework. I can give you only idea how to integrate AJAX-technology into Smarty. But if you have any offers how to improve anything I’ve described or if you just want to leave feedback please post you comments on my site.

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dBug – Impoved var_dump for PHP

Posted by Dmytro Shteflyuk on under PHP

Today I found very useful tool for PHP – dBug. I think every PHP-programmer uses var_dump or print_r functions for debugging purpose very often. dBug displays structured information about your variables like these functions but in more suitable way (in colored tabular format).

Full features list with the examples of work can be found on original site.

dBug - Impoved var_dump for PHP