7 New Interesting jQuery Plugins and Tools for Web Design

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There are ton of ongoing experimental projects popping up on Github – Coders’ best repository destination to hangout and share/view useful hot stuff. Here at MedleyWeb, we constantly look for new tools and share with you. Today we collected a few very interesting jQuery plugins and javascript libraries which might be helpful to your current website design and development.

New Interesting jQuery Plugins and Tools for Web Design
Prism is a new lightweight, extensible syntax highlighter, built with modern web standards in mind. It’s simple to adapt and easy to style. Include prism.css and prism.js, use proper HTML5 code tags (code.language-xxxx), and you’re done!

New Interesting jQuery Plugins and Tools for Web Design
stickyMojo is a contained sticky sidebar jQuery plugin brought to you by MojoTech. It is lightweight, fast, flexible and compatible with Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and IE8+. It will degrade gracefully in older versions of IE. The configuration is very straightforward and flexible, ready for your implementation.

New Interesting jQuery Plugins and Tools for Web Design
An interesting approach to display hidden content. Dragging the curtain switch like you’re actually dragging a curtain.

New Interesting jQuery Plugins and Tools for Web Design
The name pretty much explains the function of this plugin. It can turn anything into selectable/checkable element. Simply call the DOM and selectable() to get checkbox or radio buttons. It also has callbacks for you to click a button to “Select all”, “DeSelectAll”, etc. An useful plugin to try.

New Interesting jQuery Plugins and Tools for Web Design
Gauge.js works on pure canvas. No images and external CSS will needed. You can see the customisations in the picture. Easily to create a sleek gauge view of data, very straightforward.

New Interesting jQuery Plugins and Tools for Web Design
Colorjoe is truly scaleable. It is based on CSS and does not depend on external images. As a result, you can tweak its size to fit your purposes. Supports touch and AMD module definition as well. It contains RGB Picker, RGB Picker with Extras and HSL Picker with Extras (Alpha adjustment).

New Interesting jQuery Plugins and Tools for Web Design
Sketch.js is a tiny (~5k) boilerplate for creating JavaScript based creative coding experiments. The demo shows what can be done with just a few lines of code. You can use the preset functions to create beautiful effects by calling create() based on user events. There’re not many examples right now. You can check the sketch.js wiki for documentation.
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