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MooTools 1.3 Cookbook by Jay Larry G. Johnston

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Knowing our MooTools version

This recipe is an introduction to the different MooTools versions and how to be sure we are coding in the right version.

Getting ready

Note

Not all are equal nor are backwards compatible!

The biggest switch in compatibility came between MooTools 1.1 and MooTools 1.2. This minor version change caused clamor in the community given the rather major changes included. In our experience, we find that 1.2 and 1.3 MooTool scripts play well together while 1.0 and 1.1 scripts tend to be agreeable as well. However, Moo's popularity spiked with version 1.1, and well-used scripts written with 1.0, like MooTabs, were upgraded to 1.1 when released. The exact note in Google Libraries for the version difference between 1.1 and 1.2 reads: ...

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