Web developers should always be aware of the current news. In order to help them in their work brilliant web developers from all over the world always try to invent new tools and find bright decisions. We want to bring to your attention a selection of some useful tools such as generators, jquery plugins, frameworks and other helpful resources and services. You will definitely find something to your taste and interest among them.
gitdown is a script which moderates your git committing activity based on your blood alcohol content (BAC). It uses the DrinkShield for Arduino as a breathalyzer, and a Ruby script as the git hook.
This is mobile-oriented, fast and extensible jQuery plugin for lazy loading of images/videos with build-in support of jQueryMobile framework.
WebFont Loader gives you added control when using linked fonts via @font-face.
Dynatable is a funner, semantic, interactive table plugin using jQuery, HTML5, and JSON. And it’s not just for tables.
A simple jQuery plugin to extract the dominant color of an image and apply it to the background of its parent element.
A lightweight front-end framework for creating scalable, responsive sites.
Imager.js is an alternative solution to the issue of how to handle responsive image loading, created by developers at BBC News.
A plug ‘n play backend for web apps. open source.
Clingy Footer is a small, simple jQuery plugin designed to lock a fluid height footer to the bottom of the browser viewport.
Simply share one or more CSS colors. Separate multiple colors with a comma.
A CSS button library built with Sass & Compass.
A real-time HTML5 editor.
Super Simple WYSIWYG Editor on Bootstrap.
Tiny JS library taking advantage of bootstrap’s popover to help guide your users around.
A jQuery plugin for floating form labels.
SVG icons lib for the web.
Bokeh is a Python interactive visualization library for large datasets that natively uses the latest web technologies. Its goal is to provide elegant, concise construction of novel graphics in the style of Protovis/D3, while delivering high-performance interactivity over large data to thin clients.
Maplace.js helps you to embed Google Maps into your website, quickly create markers and controls menu for the locations on map.
It requires jQuery and Google Maps API v3 so you need to have both in your page.
Responsive grids for Compass.
Easy easter eggs (konami code, etc) for your site.
Reportr is a complete application which works like a dashboard for tracking events in your life (using a very simple API). With a simple interface, it helps you track and display your online activity (with trackers for Facebook, Twitter, GitHub, …) or your real-life activity (with hardware trackers or applications like Runkeeper).
Simple CSS spinners animated with CSS, as showcased at tobiasahlin.com/spinkit/. See caniuse.com/css-animation for browser support.
RESS based solution for cropping images for responsive design.
Myth is a postprocessor that lets you write pure CSS without having to worry about slow browser support, or even slow spec approval.
It’s like a CSS polyfill.
RemoteDebug is an initiative to bring a common remote debugging protocol to today’s browsers.
Apply CSS based on the text rasterizer and antialiasing your browser is using
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