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Thursday, January 17, 2008

Prototype.js Extensions by Nick Stakenburg

I was working on a project today with the excellent Prototip extension for Prototype.js. Prototip makes it easy to add tooltips to any element. Here is what a custom styled tooltip would look like:

toolitpExample

While browsing the support forum that Nick has put together for Prototip, I realized that he has created more than one Prototype extension. First is Starbox which allows you to add a star rating system to your page:

 Starbox - Rating stars for prototype_1200573851295

Next is Lightview which is very similar to Lightbox and it creates an overlay window to display your images:

Lightview_1200574518998

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