So after reading a very good comparison between the two frameworks, I have to say I feel good about my decision to use Mootools in pretty much all of the sites I build. This isn't because of some nebulous reasoning about Mootools being better than jQuery, but the facts are
- They both do different things, and do them very well
- They intersect in some places (mainly DOM parsing)
- They both have their uses, pros, and cons
I was considering looking into switching beeets.com to use jQuery, but wanted to do some research beforehand. I'm glad I did.
That is another point I wanted to bring up, though. When Mootools 1.11 and earlier was around, things were great. The framework was good, the docs were good, the examples were good. Come 1.2, they changed their site (much uglier), castrated the examples, and the documentation is, in my opinion, pretty jenky. There are no good tutorials on their site, and it seems like there are many features I've never tapped into because, well, I just never knew about them.
This is half my fault, half Mootools'. I should be doing my research, but educating those using your framework is a must as well. Let's hope they work on it, and in the meantime I've got some reading to do. It doesn't help that the update from 1.11 to 1.2 changed an assload of conventions, classes, and method names.
Let the flames begin...