What is MooTools?
The most important components of the frameworks at a glance
- More: MooTools More is the framework’s official plug-in collection. It includes diverse extensions that streamlines the development process and adds further features.
- Class: the Class component is the basic class needed to instantiate (generate) reusable class objects and modify existing classes.
- Element: One of the key components that can be used to access or generate cross-browser-compatible HTML element objects. Contains the dollar functions, $ and $$.
- Fx: an effect module that serves as the basis for animating elements and therefore for scrolling, sliding and other effects.
Of course, some modules build on each other, so for example, the Fx.CSS module requires you to install the related Fx module as well. In general, however, you can select the components you need and download them individually to create your compiled MooTools framework. For this purpose, a list of individual modules are divided into the two major categories: Core and More. It is also possible to download the complete basic package or all available extensions. It’s also possible to download the complete basic package or all available extensions.
What kind of projects are suited to a MooTools framework?