Three jQuery-based frameworks for a rich UI | Auto-Magical After spending several months refactoring a large ASP.Net MVC application for performance, I became intimately aware of certain fundamental limitations of the server-side UI approach and began looking into pure client-side UI frameworks as an alternative. Having decided on jQuery as the foundation, I’ve narrowed down the possibilities to three candidates: jQuery UI, Kendo UI and Wijmo. Here are some of my conclusions: Why choose pure-client side? My current development approach is MVC 3 “enriched” with the Telerik Extensions for ASP.Net MVC. Presenting a new alternative to server-side MVC controls, are several client-side UI frameworks. There are three competing HTML5 UI/Ajax UI frameworks I want to mention. jQuery UI: jQuery UI provides a bunch of client-side UI widgets, “interactions” and effects. Pros: From the same team which brought you jQuery. Cons: Key components are not included with the framework, such as Grid, Template, DataSource/DataView, Validation. Telerik Kendo UI:
20+ Demos Showing Advanced jQuery Effects Just a short while ago, Flash was one of the primary technologies used by web designers to add interactivity to a website. Since the introduction of the iPad, with its lack of the Flash Player, there’s an acceleration in the web development world to use alternative technologies to Flash, such as jQuery, Ajax and others. Although Flash is still a very powerful and useful tool, which works great on many cases, several of the effects that web designers are accustomed to creating in Flash, can be just as easily implemented using jQuery. Here are 21 online demos that show the power of jQuery for creating advanced effects and interactivity that can rival Flash. 1. This demo mimics the popular card flip technique which can rotate an element 360 degrees around its own x or y-axis. 2. jQuery Quicksand plugin This is a great plugin for sorting an array of elements/icons on a page with nice fade-in/fade-out and animation effects. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. jQuery Circulate 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 19. 20.
10 Fresh jQuery Plugins and Tutorials | Tutorials The popularity of jQuery continues to grow. This means that we’re seeing it used on more websites these days, and there are more developers coming up with new ways to use it. The great thing about that is many of these developers are sharing what they learn though tutorials and plugins. We’re always on the look out for this new jQuery stuff. Beautiful Background Image Navigation This tutorial will teach you how to create a beautiful navigation that has a background image slide effect. Quovolver Quovolver is a simple extension for jQuery that takes a group of quotes and displays them on your page in an elegant way. Lettering.js Lettering.js is a lightweight, easy to use jQuery plugin for radical Web Typography. imgAreaSelect imgAreaSelect is a plugin for selecting a rectangular area of an image. An HTML5 Slideshow w/ Canvas & jQuery This tutorial will help you create a progressively enhanced slideshow with a fancy transitioning effect, which is perfectly functional in older browsers as well.
Presenteer Introduction Presenteer.js a very flexible HTML5 presentation tool that works in one line of code, but is configurable with constructor options and many callbacks. In its simplest form, it works like And then navigate through the presentation with presentation.start();, presentation.next();, presentation.prev(); and presentation.show(0-based-index); Installation Include jQuery and Presenteer.js (and possibly Sylvester.js, see below) in your page. Create the HTML and style it with CSS Then, on page load, create a Presenteer instances for every presentation on the page. I set followElementTransforms to false to make Presenteer not follow element transforms. And set followElementTransforms: true. Constructor options Apart from the followElementTransforms constructor argument, there's many more options and callbacks. Where canvas is a selector or jQuery element of the canvas on which the presentation is placed. The list of elements on the canvas is specified in the elements argument. Navigation 1.
10 Very Useful Ajax Plugins for your Websites 10 Ajax plugins collection This is collection of most interesting fresh Ajax plugins. Here are plugins and for working with images, and for paypal, and for pagination, and for navigation and another. Image Zoom & Pan Gallery, 360° Object Rotate (Spin), Fullscreen View. Online demo you can find here. 2. Nice way to display long lists. 3. By default – it made for comments, but, you can easy to apply it to another, as example – possibility to display next X blog posts (so you can use it for pagination too). 4. This plugin is drag and drop image file uploader. 5. jpaging jQuery AJAX paging plugin. 6. jsLink jQuery Broken Link Checker Plugin. 7. This plugin will add a full function shopping cart to your website. 8.jNavigate This plugin will allow to load your website content dynamically. 9.Ajax Login Form Easy ajaxy login form for your website. 10.Transform This plugin allow users to easily make cross-browser XML transformations with XSL. Conclusion