This is our jQuery roundup for January 2013 – So here’s selection of fresh and useful jQuery plugins.
jQuery plugin for simple but powerful sprite based animations and panning.
Image Picker is a simple jQuery plugin that transforms a select element into a more user friendly graphical interface.
A lightweight, flexible jQuery plugin enabling you to easily create semantic, modern tooltips enhanced with the power of CSS.
ParamQuery grid is a lightweight jQuery grid plugin inspired by MS Excel and Google spreadsheet. It’s based upon jQueryUI Widget factory which is an excellent design pattern for UI controls with consistent API.
scrollNav is a light jQuery plugin that grabs your page’s existing content, divides it up into logical sections and builds a customizable scrolling sidebar navigation. Scroll this page and watch it follow along w/ you.
A simple, lightweight jQuery plugin for reading, writing and deleting cookies.
MelonHTML5 – Royal Preloader
Royal Preloader allows you to easily setup website images preloading in a loading screen and display the entire website instantly when it finishes. It comes with 8 pre-designed loaders and is super easy to install. All web browsers and mobile devices are fully supported. And all options can be customized via API.
Flippy is a cross-browser flip effect plugin for jQuery which allows you to flip whatever html element you want.
jquery.nicescroll v. 3.1.4
Nicescroll is a jquery plugin, for nice scrollbars with a very similar ios/mobile style.
A jquery plugin that slowly and lazily packs the contents of an element. Unlike most packing libraries that try to do all the math and sorting up front, stalactite takes a lazy approach and sorts each child element sequentially. This can add a sense of curation as it makes your viewer aware of the browser’s decisions.
A powerful slider for selecting value ranges, supporting dates and more.