Object Oriented jQuery with MooTools
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April 24th, 2010 11:45 AM
The two can actually work together to give you everything you love about jQuery plus some things you didn't know you can't live without from MooTools--namely a powerful inheritance model for writing clean, reusable plugins
Yep, we're talking about jQuery as a plugin for MooTools. Or inversely and maybe more appropriate, MooTools object-oriented programming for jQuery.
In this session we'll jump head first into how MooTools Classes work in the context of jQuery and how you can automatically extend the jQuery object with a class so it feels just like any other jQuery plugin. As a bonus, we'll talk about all the handy native extensions that come along for the ride from MooTools.
We'll cover the following topics:
jQuery plugin authoring MooTools Class authoring Class inheritance (Extends and Implements) Class Mutators Custom class events Native extensions