Docky has the feature of tiling/cascading the desktop. I'd like to know what it taps into to acheive this, and if I could get similar functionality in Unity without docky
I'll admit, I'm also curious to know but there is a package that control the behaviour without needing to get under the bonnet.
From there you can run:
Here's a script for toggling (Credit to Jeff.Smith on Ubuntu Forums):
Save that somewhere,