The Web is changing. The 30-year-old terminal-like technology it was originally
is gradually giving way to new ways of doing things. The power of AJAX allows
for rich user interaction without the trouble that has bugged traditional
provides you with some great additional ingredients to mix in.
For more information, see http://script.aculo.us/
== What's new in this release?
See the CHANGELOG file for information on what's new.
You can follow http://twitter.com/scriptaculous if you want
to be updated as we fix bugs and add new features.
V1.6.0. You can use later versions, as they become available
Put prototype.js, and the six files scriptaculous.js,
builder.js, effects.js, dragdrop.js, controls.js and slider.js
(The sound.js and unittest.js files are optional)
Now, you can include the scripts by adding the following
tags to the HEAD section of your HTML pages:
scriptaculous.js will automatically load the other files of the
script.aculo.us distribution in, provided they are accessible
via the same path.
See http://wiki.script.aculo.us/scriptaculous/show/Usage for detailed
== The distribution
Besides the script.aculo.us files in src, there's a complete
test tree included which holds functional and unit tests for
If you need examples on how to implement things, the best place to
start is by opening test/run_functional_tests.html or
test/run_unit_tests.html in your browser, and looking at
the sources of the examples provided.
script.aculo.us is licensed under the terms of the MIT License,
see the included MIT-LICENSE file.