10 New jQuery Plugins for 2012

Sam Deering
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Now it is time to check out some of the most popular jQuery plugins that the jQuery community has created in jQuery Plugins 2012 January. Here we are sharing you some of the new jQuery plugins for 2012. Enjoy.

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1. jQuery News Ticker

jQuery News Ticker brings a lightweight and easy to use news ticker to jQuery. Inspired by the “BBC News” website ticker.


jQuery News Ticker

Source + Demo

2. FullCalendar

Is a jQuery plugin that provides a full-sized, drag & drop calendar like the one below. It uses AJAX to fetch events on-the-fly for each month and is easily configured to use your own feed format (an extension is provided for Google Calendar).


FullCalendar

Source + Demo

3. jQuery Continuous Calendar

Another one calendar plugin with next features: date dragging, continuous month flow, range shifting by dragging, range expand with shift + mouse click etc.


Continuous Calendar

Source + Demo

4. jQuery UI Bootstrap

A jQuery UI theme based on Twitter Bootstrap.


UI Bootstrap

Source + Demo

5. Arctext.js

A jQuery plugin that lets you do exactly that. Based on Lettering.js, it calculates the right rotation of each letter and distributes the letters equally across the imaginary arc of the given radius.


Arctext.js

Source
Demo

6. slabText

The script splits headlines into rows before resizing each row to fill the available horizontal space. The ideal number of characters to set on each row is calculated by dividing the available width by the CSS font-size – the script then uses this ideal character count to split the headline into word combinations that are displayed as separate rows of text.


slabText

Source + Demo

7. Scrolldeck.js

A jQuery plugin for making scrolling presentation decks, It uses Scrollorama and keyboard listening to manage the slide transitions.


Scrolldeck.js

Source + Demo

8. Promptumenu

A jQuery plugin that allows you to display list items in a similar way like an iPhone home screen. If item count exceeds the displayed items on one screen, users can swipe through screens.


Promptumenu

Source + Demo

9. TextExt

A super awesome, customizable text input supporting tags, autocomplete, AJAX and other goodness in a crazy cool a-la cart way.


TextExt

Source + Demo

10. jQuery- Ajax Autosuggest Plugin

This plugin has the usual functionality with a little extra flexibility: multiple instances, passing custom parameters, the id and the value are returned, keyboard-controlled, and a few others.


Ajax Autosuggest

Source + Demo

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