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jQ.Mobi. A JavaScript Toolkit For Interactive & Real-Time Graphs – Rickshaw. Rickshaw is a JavaScript toolkit, created by the developers of the stock photo service Shutterstock, for generating interactive and real-time graphs.

A JavaScript Toolkit For Interactive & Real-Time Graphs – Rickshaw

It is built on top of the D3.js visualization library and can render stack or line graphs. The graphs are interactive, respond to hovering them or their legends, items in the stack can be re-ordered with drag 'n' drops and more. There is a good margin for customization: colors, sizes, interpolation and functionality in general with the modular/extendable structure of the toolkit.

Plugins

List.js - Add search, sort and flexibility to plain HTML lists with cross-browser native JavaScript by @javve. PanoJS3 - JavaScript viewer for huge images. Add Change Tracking to Online Text Editing with Ice.js. If you're looking to add change tracking to a Web app, you might want to take a look at Ice from the CMS group at the New York Times.

Add Change Tracking to Online Text Editing with Ice.js

Ice (or Ice.js) is an implementation of change tracking for any content-editable element on the Web. It can track changes (inserts, deletes) from multiple users, and has some optional plugins for converting "smart" quotes and creating em-dashes. Hands-on experience is probably the best way to get an idea what Ice.js can do. The current demo shows a plain content-editable element with Ice.js as well as a TinyMCE instance using Ice.js as a plugin. The TinyMCE demo includes buttons for accept, accept all, reject and reject all. Curtain.js – Create a page with multiple fixed panels that unroll with an amusing effect. CanJS – JavaScript framework that makes building web applications easy. Loop waveform visualizer. Loop Waveform Visualizer is a seemingly simple realtime audio analyzer built with Three.js and Chrome’s new Web Audio API.

Loop waveform visualizer

Drag an mp3 over and watch the 3D graphic equalizer style visualization liven up your browser window. It’s mesmerizing and quite performant. Analog or digital. You may have noticed that we’re fond of a bit of retro, so it was hard to resist this pixelated music video from Wildlife Control… from their blog: We were tinkering around with the SoundCloud API late one night several weeks ago and realized we could use the timing events and track comments to make something cool.

Analog or digital

At the time, we were thinking it would be a quick little animated ASCII thing. Web-Drawing Throwdown: Paper.js Vs. Processing.js Vs. Raphael. Advertisement Before drawing anything in a browser, ask yourself three questions: Do you need to support older browsers?

Web-Drawing Throwdown: Paper.js Vs. Processing.js Vs. Raphael

If the answer is yes, then your only choice is Raphaël. It handles browsers all the way back to IE 7 and Firefox 3. Braaains! I’m letting out my inner zombie, and I think you should, too!

Braaains!

This brilliant little demo by Steve Wittens uses a pair of large sprite sheets (one for colour, one for opacity) which contain the cross sections of a human head taken by an MRI scanner. Each slice is drawn into its own canvas using the colour and opacity information from the sprite sheets. CSS 3D is used to position all the slices and line them up next to each other in 3D space, effectively reconstituting the head. JavaScript is then used to update the location and rotation of the slices, as well as switch them on and off. CSS 3D is something of an unsung hero, I feel.

"Lathe Machine" by Einar Öberg. Multiplayer music making with Plink! Plink is a very original idea.

Multiplayer music making with Plink!

It’s an online, collaborative, multiplayer music making toy made by Dinahmoe. It uses Node.js and WebSockets to create an multi-user “chatroom” but instead of entering text to have a chat, the interface generates music! Pulsating circles are generated by moving the mouse over a <canvas> element. Trigger Rally – online edition. Trigger Rally is a fast-paced open source racing game for Linux, maintained by a small but dedicated team of developers.

Trigger Rally – online edition

The game itself adheres to the same open principals as the operating system it was originally built for, using creatively licensed art, audio and 3D assets. And it’s now available to play online through this WebGL port by jareiko. WebGL and Three.JS power the graphics. "Input/Output" by Instrument. From the Author: Launch the particle from the input to the output in this HTML5 game developed for Google I/O 2012.

"Input/Output" by Instrument

Drop in parts and customize them to create a colorful, working machine. Build multiple machines, tweak the code to your liking and share your creation with the world on Google+. Technology: * Canvas (with requestAnimationFrame) for game components and gameplay * CSS3 for the User Interface and Animations * Animated Sprites in both Canvas and CSS3 * Flash controlled by Javascript for Music and Sound Effects. SearchMeme – A jQuery plugin for on-demand search.

Heatmap.js – A HTML5 canvas heatmap library. HTML5/Added on April 18, 2012/Add to favorites heatmap.js is a JavaScript library that can be used to generate web heatmaps with the html5 canvas element based on your data.

heatmap.js – A HTML5 canvas heatmap library

Heatmap instances contain a store in order to colorize the heatmap based on relative data, which means if you’re adding only a single datapoint to the store it will be displayed as the hottest(red) spot, then adding another point with a higher count, it will dynamically recalculate. jQuery Menu: Dropdown, iPod Drilldown, and Flyout styles with ARIA Support and ThemeRoller Ready. Posted by Maggie on 04/02/2009 Topics: css jQuery jQuery UI. SlabText – a jQuery plugin for creating big, bold & responsive headlines. Remybach/jQuery.superLabels - GitHub.

Smoke.js – A framework-agnostic styled alert system for Javascript.

HTML5 & CSS3

Blur Any Web Element Easily – Blur.js. JS1K Speech Synthesizer.