One of my newest and persistent obsessions is constantly looking for ways to make dcunited.com load faster. It's a challenge because we want to have a content-rich site, with lots of photos, videos, and interactive elements. There are a lot of techniques you can try, from optimizing images, using subdomains to trick browsers into downloading in parallel, combining images into sprites, and so on. Of course, none of these techniques can help you if you choose or are forced to use something that has a big payload.
I need a compact UI library for websites
I started looking for a replacement plugin, and quickly found jQuery TOOLS, which states :
Websites are not desktop applications. They are different. What you really need is high usability, striking visual effects and all those "web 2.0" goodies that you have seen on your favourite websites.