Apr 4, 2012

10 Best jQuery Plugins of March 2012

jQuery can be defined as a cross browser JavaScript library. It is basically designed to simplify the client side scripting of HTML. jQuery was released in January 2006. jQuery is one the most popular and efficient JavaScript library used today. This is due to a lot of reasons. It has a lot of advantages. The major one being that it is absolutely free and open source software and also, it is dual licensed .

With the help of jQuery you can easily navigate a document easily . you can also select DOM elements and create animations . In addition you can also handle various events and develop Ajax applications. In addition to all these advantages, It also provides the ability to the developers to create various plugins on top of the Java script library. For the developers, jQuery is extremely essential as it helps them to create abstractions for low level interactions and various advanced efforts.

Apart from these it has a lot more advantages. jQuery has cross browser support and in addition it has various utilities like feature detection and user agent information. Some of these amazing jQuery plugins are code explorer , subway map visualization plug-in, Website tour with jQuery etc.

A few days ago, we had provide some best resources about jQuery as jQuery plugins, jQuery tooltip plugins and jQuery mobile plugins. Visit this list and select the best one for your next projects. Also share your thought in our comment section below.


1) sammyjs

Sammy.js is a tiny JavaScript framework developed to ease the pain and provide a basic structure for developing JavaScript applications. Sammy tries to achieve this by providing a small ‘core’ framework and an ever-growing list of plugins for specific functionality.

2) timeline

Timeline is also great for pulling in media from different sources. It has built in support for pulling in Tweets and media from Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Vimeo, Google Maps and SoundCloud. More media types will be supported in the future.

3) blueberry

Blueberry is an experimental opensource jQuery image slider plugin which has been written specifically to work with fluid/responsive web layouts.

4) hammer.js

A javascript library for multi-touch gestures.

5) jstackmenu

 it only does the arcing in the browsers that support CSS transforms. But, it does degrade into a popup of the stack items in a line. As well, for those browsers that support CSS transitions, it uses this instead of the Javascript animation which creates a smoother animation while reducing the Javascript load.

6) mailcheck

The jQuery plugin that suggests a right domain when your users misspell it in an email address. Kicksend uses the tried and tested pattern of sending our new users confirmation emails to verify their identity. With that, there will always be emails that aren’t delivered successfully, which we care about a lot.

7) adipoli

Adipoli is a simple jQuery plugin used to bring stylish image hover effects.

8 ) jQuery-CreditCardValidator

jQuery Credit Card Validator detects and validates credit card numbers. It’ll tell you the detected credit card type and whether the number length and Luhn checksum are valid for the type of card.

9) textualizer

Textualizer currently has the following effects: fadeInslideLeftslideTop, and random. You can choose which effect to use by setting the effect option.

10 ) websanova

This is a fantastic jQuery paint plugin from websanova that allows for some basic drawing functionality. It comes with the ability to load and save images and features the websanvoa color picker plugin as well. A great one of a kind plugin.

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