10 Helpful jQuery Plugins for Design and DevelopmentBy Sam Deering
A plugin that can mask DOM elements while their content is loading or changing to prevent user interactions and inform that some background task is still running.
A plugin that allows you to easily show a fancy tooltip when the user’s mouse hovers over (or, optionally, clicks on) any element you designate in your script.
A plug-in that attempts to determine the user’s intent… like a crystal ball, only with mouse movement! It works like (and was derived from) jQuery’s built-in hover.
4. jQuery Live Query Plugin
Live Query utilizes the power of jQuery selectors by binding events or firing callbacks for matched elements auto-magically, even after the page has been loaded and the DOM updated.
Create an easy modal window with an automatic Ajax request.
7. AJAX Calendar Widget with Optional TimeZone Support
8. jQuery Doubleselect Plugin
Fill in a second select box dependent on the first one.
9. jQuery 3 State Switch Plugin
Is a jQuery Plugin that expresses the selection and some states of list item using radio button and checkbox at the same time.
Cross-browser text selection and modification plugin built on top of the jQuery library. Tested with Opera 9.5 (Windows) and Opera 9.6 (Linux), Mozilla Firefox 3.0 (Windows and Linux), Internet Explorer 7, Chrome 2.0 and Safari 4.0. Also works with jQuery 1.4.