Posts Tagged ‘Javascript’

jTweetsAnywhere is a jQuery Twitter widget for easily integrating tweets into any website.

It supports Twitter's @Anywhere features and can display:

  • tweets from one or more user's feeds
  • tweets from a user's list
  • results of a Twitter search


The widget automatically detects URLs, #hashtags, @usernames and link them accordingly (shows Hovercards when hovering @username or profile images).

It also adds a tweetbox to your website where users can tweet instantly and adds a "connect with Twitter" button so visitors can follow you without leaving the website.

jTweetsAnywhere comes with many options for a maximum customization and lets you to enable/disable the tweetbox + follow buttons, set the number of tweets to be displayed and more.

Sexy.js is a lightweight (<1kb compressed) JavaScript library that provides enhanced sequential Ajax (Sajax) functionality.

Sequential Ajax is an Ajax pattern for handling multiple asynchronous requests while maintaining proper callback execution order.

The library is chainable, enables you to manage script dependencies and write prettier code.


It comes in 2 versions: standalone or as a jQuery plugin.

There is a slideshow on Sexy.js that provides the cons and pros of it in details:

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Compass Datagrid is a jQuery plugin for displaying data within an Ajaxed datagrid.

It simply takes an empty table and sends requests to a server-side script via Ajax. The script provides JSON encoded data for the plugin to update the table.

Compass Datagrid

The datagrid supports pagination with prev-next + first-last buttons and a listbox to select a specific page where the number of items per page can be set.

It is also possible to sort columns, hide any of them and refresh the data with a click.

The plugin can work with any scripting language (a PHP one comes with the download).

AeroWindow is a jQuery plugin for creating Windows 7-like aero style pop-ups.

The pop-ups not only look like a native Windows element but also behave similarly as well with the minimize, zoom, maximize and close functions.

There can be multiple pop-ups in one page where the active one is highlighted visually.

AeroWindow jQuery Plugin

All can be resized, drag'n dropped or maximized with double-clicks, all like Windows.

AeroWindow has various options like defining:

  • window titles
  • start positions (x-y or centered)
  • standard and minimum sizes
  • getting the status of an open window
  • applying animations on windows

The plugin is pretty awesome specially for anyone who wants to build an OS-like web interface.

Lightbox_me is a jQuery lightbox plugin that doesn't come with many features but simply enables you to lightbox any element. And, it is only 1kb compressed.

It can position the modal box smartly in every situation whether the windows is resized or the window is smaller than the modal.

jQuery Lighbox_me

The plugin has various options like defining:

  • the effect used while appearing
  • the speed of the overlaying process
  • lightbox being closed with the escape button and/or when clicked on the overlay
  • CSS class names and styles

To sum up, Lightbox_me is very functional for anyone who doesn't need features like image/video gallery support but only a simple and good-looking lightbox.