4 Awesome Recently Released jQuery Plugins

February 17, 2010 • By

Where would web design be without the wonderful jQuery and its marvelous library of free plugins? Of course there are other Javascript libraries, but none of them have had such a dramatic impact on modern web design as jQuery. It really is indispensable.

For today’s news we take a look at four very different recently released jQuery plugins and, as we try to do, keep you up to date with its development.

jDigiClock – Digital Clock (HTC Hero inspired)

jQuery Plugin

jDigiClock is a jQuery plugin that has been inspired from the distinctive HTC Hero Clock Widget.

For such a complex looking plugin it is surprisingly easy to install and offers a multitude of options that control the appearance and behavior of the clock.

jDigiClock Downloads & Docs


jQuery Plugin

Quicksand is a very functional jQuery plugin for reordering and/or filtering items with a sleek and smooth shuffling animation.

This awesome plugin simply replaces a collection of items with another and also comes with a fair few options – like setting the duration or the easing type of the animation (optionally, Easing plugin can be used for more easing types).

Quicksand Downloads & Docs

Uniform – Sexy forms with jQuery

jQuery Plugin

Have you ever wished you could style checkboxes, drop down menus, radio buttons, and file upload inputs? Ever wished you could control the look and feel of your form elements between all browsers?

If so, Uniform is your new best friend.

Uniform masks your standard form controls with custom themed controls. It works in sync with your real form elements to ensure accessibility and compatibility.

Uniform Downloads & Docs

Ketchup Plugin – Form Validation

jQuery Plugin

Ketchup is a slim jQuery Plugin that validates your forms. It aims to be very flexible and extendable for its appearance and functionality.

The plugin has been designed to be styled and extended by you and it does already looks tasty and gives you the most common validations by default, but should you need to change things a little, its very easy to do.

Ketchup Downloads & Docs

By Paul Andrew (Speckyboy and speckyboy@twitter).

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