You can never have too many tools to ease your work, especially because new ones substitute old ones, having better functionality and smaller sizes. In this article you will find a collection of various tools and jQuery plugins for each and everyone of you. I tried to gather tools for individuals who work as web designers and developers.
SwipeView is the super simple solution to endless seamlessly loopable carousels for the mobile browser. It’s memory conservative as it uses only three elements at any given time, it’s smooth as velvet since it takes advantage of hardware acceleration, it’s bandwidth friendly with its 1.5kb minified/gzipped footprint.
TideSDK formerly known as Titanium Desktop is the best way to create beautiful, unique desktop apps using your web development skills.
Yeoman is a robust and opinionated set of tools, libraries, and a workflow that can help developers quickly build beautiful, compelling web apps.
The algorithm of CSScomb simulates web-technologist’s actions upon working with CSS-code to the limit. Usually to re-order code you move lines over each other considering comments in the code, multilines records of property values, hacks and everything that could be found in the real file. CSScomb reproduces these actions for you. This means that the parser “thinks” as a person editing the text, not as a blind robot parsing CSS.
BigScreen makes it easy to use full screen on your site or in your app. It smoothes out browser inconsistencies and bugs, especially if the element you’re working with is inside of an < iframe >. It will also intelligently fall back to the older video full screen API if the element contains a < video > and the older API is available.
Freetile is a plugin for jQuery that enables the organization of webpage content in an efficient, dynamic and responsive layout. It can be applied to a container element and it will attempt to arrange it’s children in a layout that makes optimal use of screen space, by “packing” them in a tight arrangement.
This plugin makes it easy to add fit-to-fill background video to websites. It can play silent ambient background video (or series of videos). Or use it as a player to show video playlist. BigVideo.js can also show big background images, which is nice to have for showing big background images for devices that don’t have autoplay for ambient video.
Tooltipster is a lightweight (4,813 bytes minified) jQuery plugin that enables you to easily create clean, HTML5 validated tooltips.
Smart Time Ago is a little jQuery library to update the relative timestamps in your document intelligently. (e.g “3 hours ago”).
Smart Time Ago will check and update the relative time every 60000 millisecond (60 seconds) in the scope you specify at the beginning. Latter it will check the newest time in your scope then tune the checking time interval to a proper value.
For example, if the newest time in the scope you specify is ‘2 hours ago’. There is no need to check and update the relative time every 60 seconds. Instead, Smart Time Ago will automaticly make the checking time interval longer to 30 minutes.
A jQuery plugin that uses the CSS3 image filters to replicate the tilt-shift effect. This is a proof of concept and currently only works in Chrome & Safari 6.
The Infinite Carousel is a jQuery plugin that allows you to showcase any number of images and videos in a carousel-like fashion. Unlike some other carousels, the Infinite Carousel displays items in a continuous loop no matter how you navigate.
Create & Manage All Your Forms (On Any Number Of Websites) From A Single Interface.
MVC framework making it easy to write realtime, collaborative applications that run in both Node.js and browsers.
MobileCartly is an open source (free) Mobile Shopping Cart. Sell your products across all mobile devices including iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows Mobile.
Wirefy is a collection of CSS & JS files to help you rapidly experiment with responsive wireframes. Whether you keep them to yourself or use them to help educate your clients, Wirefy is flexible and here to help. Wirefy has been built from the ground up. Following the philosophy of mobile first, Wirefy will respond to the proper viewport. Go ahead, resize this page to see how it works. Wirefy is style agnostic so that clients don’t get hung up on colours, fonts, other design elements. It’s meant to be another tool for your development kit that provides the most basic styles as a foundation.
Avgrund is a jQuery plugin for modal boxes and popups. It uses interesting concept showing depth between popup and page. It works in all modern browsers and gracefully degrade in those that do not support CSS transitions and transformations (e.g. in IE 6-9 has standard behavior).
Featuring the technology of Projekktor it comes with cross-browser compability, Flash-fall back plus optional social and artists information links.
∞ is a UITableView for the web: it speeds up scrolling through long lists and keeps your infinite feeds smooth and stable for your users. It is small, battle-tested, and highly performant. The code is hosted on Github, and distributed under the BSD License. The annotated source is available, as are demos both with Infinity turned off and on.
DbNinja is an advanced web-based application for MySQL database administration and development. It’s a must-have for those who wish to access their hosted servers remotely. DbNinja supports all the latest features including: triggers, events, views, stored routines and foreign keys; in addition it allows to import and backup data and MySQL object structures, manage users and much more. DbNinja has a highly functional and elegant user interface, and can be used securely in any modern browser on any OS.
Really Simple Slideshow is a jQuery plugin for creating image slideshows. Images are loaded dynamically as each one is required, allowing for larger slideshows without having to pre-load lots of images.
Quickly design awesome website wireframes and mockups on our Sneakpeekit Browser©. We provide a large sketch sheets collection with many different canvasses, grids and PSD grid templates. Any sketch sheet is a ready-to-print A4 PDF template. We have included PSD Photoshop grid templates too for quickly converting your sketch in a graphic mockup.