Implement Twitter Scrolling without jQuery
jQuery is an awesome tool, but is there ever a time when you shouldn’t use it? In this tutorial, we’re going to look at how to build some interesting scrolling behavior with jQuery, and then review how our project could potentially be improved by removing as much jQuery, or abstraction, as possible.
You might expect this to be your normal do-something-awesome-with-jQuery tutorial. Actually, it’s not. While you might end up building a rather cool—but, frankly, perhaps equally useless—effect, that’s not the main point I want you to take away from this tutorial.
If that sounds too abstract, consider this a lesson in performance and code refactoring … and also stepping outside your comfort zone as a developer.
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