A jQuery plugin for rendering fast-performing photo galleries Galleriffic is a jQuery plugin that provides a rich, post-back free experience optimized to handle high volumes of photos while conserving bandwidth. I am not so great at spelling, and it was much later that I realized that the more appropriate spellings would be Gallerific or Gallerrific, but is too late now for a name change, so Galleriffic remains. Features
Collecting all the cheat sheets OverAPI.com Collecting All Cheat Sheets Python jQuery 15 Best jQuery Grid Plugins for Developers Freewall is a cross-browser and responsive jQuery plugin to help you create many types of grid layouts: flexible layout, images layout, nested grid, fluid grid, metro style layout, pinterest like layout with nice CSS3 animation effects and call back events. Freewall is all-in-one solution for creating dynamic grid layouts for desktop, mobile and tablet. It is based on the width (or height) of a container and the width (height) of a cell unit, It will create a virtual matrix.
GalleryJack Rebooted - A jQuery Fullscreen Gallery GalleryJack Rebooted – A jQuery Fullscreen Gallery A Fullscreen Image Gallery with Categories, HTML5 Video, HTML5 Audio & more In my first 4 years here at Envato, the original GalleryJack turned out to be my most successful file. 25 Tutorials of Advanced User Interface CSS3 Effects We all know that technology is evolving like anything and since web browsers are constantly making changes and improving their standards, web developers have to become shrewd and they, too, are constantly trying to adopt the changes. I personally believe that all these changes are positive and this will definitely lead to enhanced support and of course making frontend development time a lot more convenient. Since new techniques are being introduced every now and then, I think the best way to learn new stuff is through online tutorials.
Blueprint: Google Grid Gallery A responsive Masonry grid with a gallery view using 3D Transforms. Based on the gallery seen on the Chromebook Getting Started guide by Google. View demo Download source a free jQuery slideshow by Pixedelic A simple slide This is the "simple anathomy" of a slide: Captions You can add a caption to the slide, just put a div with class "camera_caption" into the div above: <div data-src="images/image_1.jpg"><div class="camera_caption">The text of your caption</div></div> By adding one more class to the "camera_caption" div you can decide the effect of the caption. Extending HTML5 — Microformats While HTML5 has a bunch of semantic elements, including new ones like <article> and <nav>, sometimes there just isn’t an element with the right meaning. What we want are ways to extend what we’ve got, to add extra semantics that are machine-readable — data that a browser, script, or robot can use. Native ways to extend HTML There were five fundamental ways we could extend HTML 4:
Automatic Image Montage with jQuery Arranging images in a montage like fashion can be a challenging task when considering certain constraints, like the window size when using fullscreen, the right image number to fill all the available space or also the size of the images in use. With the following script you can automatically create a montage, either for a liquid container or a fixed size container (including fullscreen), with the option to fill all the gaps. View demo Download source Having a white space in the end of the container can, as well, be avoided optionally. The last image of the montage can fill the left space, so that the montage will be left gap-less.
Image Lightbox, Responsive and Touch‑friendly — Osvaldas Valutis As for the image lightboxes, I have always lacked simplicity for them. I mean not only the visual design, but the overall experience: from implementation to UX. All due respect, but I have never liked any of these light-fancy-face-boxes. They all were solving problems that just don’t exist: lots of unwanted features by default, total mess in markup, no native behavior for touch screens.
Transitional Interfaces, Coded Pasquale D’Silva’s article Transitional Interfaces has really been making the rounds. It's a quick read that drives home a great point. Transitions and animations can be more than eye candy. They can help give your brain a clue about what is happening on a page. If a list item is inserted into a list, rather than having it suddenly appear, an animation that moves the list to make room makes it extremely obvious what is going on. Otherwise it's blink-and-you-miss-it. Creating responsive, touch-friendly carousels with Flickity The following is a guest post by David DeSandro. David is a legend in front-end design and development. He's worked for top agencies like nclud and huge products like Twitter, all the while building amazing open source projects like Masonry and Packery. Lately he's been full time on these open source projects as Metafizzy, the latest one he'll tell you about here.