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MooMonth, is a JavaScript calendar application built with Mootools which is highly configurable an customizable.

With an attractive interface the calendar application has features like:

  • Day, week, month, *year, and zoom views.
  • Smooth view transitions.

JavaScript Calendar Application

MooMonth has a powerful function set to be used in creating a feature-rich calendar application.

Although the application is still in alpha it is already very promising.

jQuery File Tree is a customizable AJAX file browser plugin for jQuery which you can create a fully-interactive file tree with as little as one line of JavaScript code.

It already includes connector scripts for PHP and ASP.NET, expand-collapse events can be customized, and is fully standards-compliant with valid & semantic XHTML.

jQuery File Browser

Here is an exaple code for creating the file tree. See how easy it is:

$(document).ready( function() {
    $('#container_id').fileTree({ root: '/some/folder/' }, function(file) {

You can style the file tree easily with CSS and use icons for file-types. This AJAX file browser requires jQuery easing plugin for the attractive effects.

PHP / MySQL Ajax Star Rating Script is an unobtrusive script (which will work if the JavaScript is turned off) which you can easily integrate it with your current content.

PHP / MySQL Ajax Star Rating Script

This star rating script is not tied to any CMS so you will need some coding skills to integrate it.

It supports configuration of howmany stars will be shown in the front-end.

Similar to Ext Grid, but built on jQuery, Flexigrid is a feature rich data grid with resizable columns and a scrolling data to match the headers, plus an ability to connect to an xml based data source using AJAX to load the content.

jQuery Data Grid

Features of this jQuery data grid plugin:

  • Resizable columns
  • Resizable height
  • Sortable column headers
  • Cool theme
  • Can convert an ordinary table
  • Ability to connect to an ajax data source (XML only)
  • Paging
  • Show/hide columns
  • Accessible API
  • More..

Meteora is set of cross-browser widgets and controls for quickly creating rich and customizable web applications without programming excessive JavaScript that is painful to debug in every browser.

JavaScript Widget Library

Meteora is based on the great mootools framework (version 1.11) and scripts that already work with mootools can be used with Meteora too!

To see some nice demos of this JavaScript widget library, check:

Google AJAX Translation API is a library for translating words or sentences from one language to another using Google Translate database.

Check this example:

google.language.translate(‘Beaucoup’, ‘fr’, ‘en’, function(result) {

This Google AJAX Translation API example simply translates "Beaucoup" from French to English.

A great feature of the API is getting the language of the input and best of all the accuracy ratio of the results.

Languages supported are limited with the ones in the Google Translate service.

GlassBox, a JavaScript library using Prototype and helps creating transparent border, colorful layouts and "Flash-like" effects.

Javascript Effect Library

The GlassBox library ..

  • is easy to use
  • is customizable and skinnable
  • comes with a coherent API (CSS based parameter) and a short introduction
  • includes a basic Ajax XHR for dynamic content loading

Ajax-S is an ajaxed, nice looking and easy to use slideshow application.

It is similar to Eric Meyer’s S5 (another slideshow application) except a major difference, Ajax-S calls the data from a XML file rather than HTML which makes the application more portable and user-friendly for anyone without HTML knowledge.

Ajax SlideShow Script

Ajax-S accepts HTML and XHTML natively (no need for escaping any characters). Navigation of the application is pretty simple; mouse clicks, keyboard navigation bottons or the drop-down list in the application are the choices. And, we can get a printable-version with a click.

For JavaScript and AJAX applications, Taffy DB is a beautiful tool.

Taffy DB is an open source JavaScript library that acts as a data layer inside the applications. Just think of it as a SQL database in your web browser.

JavaScript Database Library

Let’s say you have a collection of products and you want to find every product that costs less than $10 and is not a book. Simple, just write some JavaScript:

Major features:

  • Under 10K!
  • Simple, JavaScript Centric Syntax
  • Fast
  • Easy to include in any web application
  • Compatible with major Ajax libraries: YUI, JQuery, Dojo, Prototype, EXT, etc
  • CRUD Interface (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
  • Sorting
  • Looping
  • Advanced Queries

Check out the Getting Started Guide for Taffy DB‘s capabilities.

Smoot is a tool, developed with xajax and Pear::DB for creating diagrams of icons and links between them.

Features include Google Maps and Google Earth integration, configurable tool palettes, and automated palette generation from a Google local query.

Ajax Diagram Library

Smoot builds relations between objects with mouse clicks and the result can be stored easily. This nice tool can be a starting or an inspiration point for many projects like "online heritage services", "online diagram services" and much more.

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