MooTools code respects strict standards and doesn’t throw any warnings. It’s extensively documented and has meaningful variable names: a joy to browse and a snap to understand.
Open Source License
MooTools is released under the Open Source MIT license, which gives you the possibility to use it and modify it in every circumstance.
A really good and complete documentation. It has a very intuitive format that makes it both an excellent reference and tutorial.
The MooTools Book
Some applications using MooTools
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.
MooEditable is a WYSIWYG editor created by Lim Chee Aun
(cheeaun). MooEditable features the usual bold, italic, strikethrough, and underline controls as well as the ability to add images, links, and lists.
The problem: Visual Studio 2008 doesn’t provide Intellisense for MooTools. The solution: Darren Waddell
Lim Chee Aun
(cheeaun) also blessed the MooTools community with PageZoom, a flexible zooming widget that allows you to zoom in on any element within the page. The plugin is especially valuable for zooming in on photos.
4-Notification Message Dispatch for MooTools
Tobias Svensson has created NotificationCenter, a simple implementation of a notification center for MooTools which is heavily inspired by NSNotificationCenter from Apple’s Cocoa framework.