It seems that jQuery plugins are constantly being released, and it’s no surprise since it’s insanely popular, and for good reason. The only problem is being able to sort through them all to find the good ones. That’s why we’re always on the lookout, and we’ve found some good ones for you. Here are 10 fresh jQuery plugins that you should find useful.
Arbor is a graph visualization library built with web workers and jQuery. Rather than trying to be an all-encompassing framework, arbor provides an efficient, force-directed layout algorithm plus abstractions for graph organization and screen refresh handling.
MobilyMap is a jQuery plugin (7KB) that can create a Google Maps-like, draggable interface from any image.
This is a simple plugin for displaying any type of media on a straight line. As an example it can be used for displaying a product line over the browsers entire width.
liteAccordion is a horizontal accordion plugin that only weighs 4.5kb, and the themes don’t use any background images.
Zoomy is a quick and easy plugin that will zoom into a picture. You only need two copies of one image first the display image and then the zoom image.
Waypoints is a small jQuery plugin that makes it easy to execute a function whenever you scroll to an element.
Reveal is a lightweight plugin that lets you easily create modal windows.
This plugin gives you a way to display data by generating HTML in the form of a subway map.
With jQuery Runloop, you can create your own small runloop with keyframes at your own choosing, each with code to execute. You can put whatever code you want in each keyframe, rearrange keyframes easily, and use reusable maps of code and/or animations to share between runloops.
Activity Indicator is a jQuery plugin that renders a translucent activity indicator (spinner) using SVG or VML.