Most Useful jQuery Plugins from 2011 – Boilerplate’s & More!

jQuery Boilerplate plugin

jquery plugins

For the past week, we have been covering some of the most useful jQuery plugins from 2011:

Finally, today, we will wrap up this comprehensive list with a couple of boilderplate’s and some miscellaneous jQueryb plugins worth checking out.


jQuery Boilerplate

jQuery Boilerplate plugin

A great way to get a jump start on jQuery plugins development.

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jQuery Plugin Boilerplate

jQuery Plugin Boilerplate

jQuery Plugin Boilerplate is packed with comments to help you get going with ease.

It is truly object-oriented, and it implements public and private methods as well as public and private properties, making it the ideal candidate for when building both simple and complex jQuery plugins.

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jQuery Lifestream

jQuery Lifestream plugin

Easily create a stream of your online activity.

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jQuery Timelinr

jQuery Timelinr plugin

This is the perfect tool for creating online timelines.  It supports horizontal and vertical layouts, and you can specify parameters for most attributes: speed, transparency, etc.

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spin.js jquery plugin

spin.js is an animated CSS3 loading spinner that is packed full of visual options.

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CodeExplorer is an online code explorer that displays code as an entire folder structure. This plugin allows for different themes, multiple instances, fullscreen mode, github connections, and much more.

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2011 was an exciting year for web development and I can’t see what cool stuff will be created with these fantastic tools!

[via Speckyboy]


Eric Dye

I am a blogger, business owner and lover of coffee. I spend most of my time as Programs Director for Open Church, but you'll also find me as a writer and editor for ChurchMag, as well as working on Live Theme and ChurchMag Press. All while enjoying my family and sipping espresso in Italy.

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