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The name change has been reflected in this post, however some of the usage methods mentioned in this post are inaccurate, please refer to the github page for the most up-to-date information. Over the past couple of years, I've assembled a library of functions for Scriptographer, and given the recent news, I began porting this rag-tag-collection into a slightly tighter library and framework for web development. I'm calling it folio.js, mainly because at the moment I'm focusing on paperjs, in the future I'd like to try and make it more generic for use with other web based creative tools (processingjs, et. al.). In addition to the Scriptographer specfic functions, I've also ported some of the more useful features from my Processing library Frederickk.
Somehow though, I’ve always seemed to fall back to Java when doing my own stuff – maybe partly from habit, partly because it has in my opinion the best open source selection out there, and party because I liked its mix of features and performance. Specifically though, in the web arena things have been moving fast and furious with new languages, approaches, and methods like RoR, Play!
With many shorthand code options available jQuery handles amazing functionality unseen before any time in the web’s history. The library supports DOM manipulation, CSS properties, animations, Ajax, and a whole lot more! Check out this list of 22 amazing jQuery plugins. These are open source projects free for download and built over the jQuery library. Each plug-in comes with internal documentation which describes exactly how to use the code and which version of jQuery is recommended. Typekit.