Twitter is using the Sprite pattern (http://ajaxpatterns.org/Sprite). Here are all its icons: http://is.gd/3qeYP

18 Sep
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http://ajaxpatterns.org/SpriteI’m currently Greasemonkleying Twitter and noticed this. It was only really games like Lemmings that used this pattern pre-2005, now it’s a common performance optimisation for any big site.

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