Today’s post is a quick list of fifteen (15) of the best jQuery libraries you can use to add life and awesome functionality to your web design projects.
According to angularjs.org, “AngularJS lets you extend HTML vocabulary…” resulting in an environment that is “…expressive, readable and quick to develop.” You can use Angular JS to build directives, modules and enhance your forms among other things.
Have you taken to responsive web design or are you still writing applications for each mobile device? If you fall in the latter category. I feel bad for you. However, if you’ve taken up responsive web design, the jQuery Mobile framework helps you to develop fully responsive sites that look amazing across multiple devices in no time.
jQuery UI is just a collection of user interface elements such as widgets, themes and other effects built on the jQuery library. The library helps you to achieve various effects such as drag and drop elements, resizable elements, sortable/searchable elements etc. Widgets include accordion, menu, datepicker, tabs, buttons, dialog etc. Effects include toggle, color animation, hide, easing, add/remove class etc.
Web Font Loader
If you link to fonts using @font-face, Web Font Loader gives you extra control over your fonts. This library provides a great interface for loading fonts whether they are from Google fonts, Fontdeck, Fonts.com, Typekit or self-hosted fonts.
This is an animation engine that replaces jQuery’s $.animate() with $.velocity for greater performance. Velocity.js comes with great features and it’s faster than CSS animation libraries. While zipped, Velocity.js is only 9Kb and is best for known for features such as SVG support, scrolling, easings, transforms, loops and color animations. Used by Tumblr, Huawei and MailChimp among others.
We hope the above fifteen (15) jQuery libraries will help you to add dynamism, color and life to your web design projects now and in the future. Please share your favorite jQuery library (or plugin) with us in the comments :).