For the past week, we have been covering some of the most useful jQuery plugins from 2011:
- Form & Validation
- Responsive Layouts
- Sliders, Galleries & Carousels
- Modal Window and Mobile Plugins
- Web Typography and Animation
Finally, today, we will wrap up this comprehensive list with a couple of boilderplate’s and some miscellaneous jQueryb plugins worth checking out.
A great way to get a jump start on jQuery plugins development.
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.
Easily create a stream of your online activity.
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.
spin.js is an animated CSS3 loading spinner that is packed full of visual options.
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.
2011 was an exciting year for web development and I can’t see what cool stuff will be created with these fantastic tools!