This is the first round of my end of the year round up of SomeWhat Creative’s monthly HandPicked Goodies for Designers & Developers roundup, In these type of roundups I like to showing what’s new for Web Designers and Web Developers. So let cut to the chase, today’s post I will be focusing on all the new, great and wonderful JavaScript & jQuery Plugins that been released during this year.

I would like to say that not every JavaScript & jQuery Plugins that got featured in each of the monthly roundups will be featured, as the list is huge anyway. So for your ease of reading pleasure I will be splitting the best of the JavaScript & jQuery Plugins into each months… so lets start.

January

Pull to Refresh

TableDragger

Easily add drag-and-drop sorting to your table without jQuery

A small, but powerful Javascript library crafted to power your webapp’s pull to refresh feature. No markup needed, highly customizable and dependency-free!

February

Unicorn.js

The Unicorn emulator framework, now available for JavaScript.

Translucent

Translucent is a jQuery plugin for make transparent/translucent design element in webpage.

March

MagiXJS

MagiXJS allow you to create the most advance webapps ever built. Combined with Coffeescript, MagiX get rid of HTML/CSS and Javascript allowing you to create webapps only using one language and one framework. It is easy to learn and will push your next project to new heights.

Notie

A clean and simple notification, input, and selection suite for javascript, with no dependencies.

April

Choices

Choices.js is a lightweight, configurable select box/text input plugin. Similar to Select2 and Selectize but without the jQuery dependency.

MoveTo.js

A lightweight scroll animation javascript library without any dependency.

Polished

A lightweight toolset for writing styles in JavaScript

May

Tippy.js

A lightweight, pure JavaScript tooltip library.

Zuck.js

This script is a copy of Facebook Stories of a copy of Facebook Messenger Day of a copy of WhatsApp status of a copy of Instagram stories of a copy of Snapchat stories.

Restive.js

A designer-friendly JQuery toolkit for building mobile-friendly websites

Timeline.js

jQuery timeline plugin, easily creates timeline slider.

June

Colorido.js

Colorido.Js is a awesome, flexible, fast and cross-browser dynamically color changing js plugin for web projects.

Prepack

A tool for making JavaScript code run faster.

SmartPhoto.js

The most easy to use responsive image viewer especially for mobile devices

JS Mythbusters

A JavaScript optimization handbook from a high level point of view.

Shop.js

Shop.js is a complete set of reactive Ecommerce components powered by El.js. With Hanzo, it can be easily integrated into any website, no backend required.

July

Jalendar2

Jalendar is a premium calendar plugin packthat created with jquery javascript library.It supported 13 languages,4 calendar types and more…

Tilt.js

A tiny requestAnimationFrame powered 60+fps lightweight parallax hover tilt effect for jQuery.

 

Billboard.js

Re-usable easy interface JavaScript chart library, based on D3 v4+.

August

Popmotion

The JavaScript motion engine, create delightful interactions with inputtracking, animations and physics

PineappleJS

Easy to use yet complex NodeJS Web application framework.

September

PTS.js

Pts.js enables you to compose and visualize points in spaces.

Palette

Are you building a Design System or just a style guide? So, palettejs may help you! Add a beautiful palette colors to your project with a single line of code.

October

Micromodal.js

Micromodal.js is a lightweight, configurable and a11y-enabled modal library written in pure JavaScript

Draggable JS

a lightweight, responsive, modern drag & drop library

Strudel.js

Strudel is a lightweight component framework.

Modern JavaScript Cheatsheet

This document is a cheatsheet for JavaScript you will frequently encounter in modern projects and most contemporary sample code, this guide is not intended to teach you JavaScript from the ground up, but to help developers with basic knowledge who may struggle to get familiar with modern codebases (or let’s say to learn React for instance) because of the JavaScript concepts used.

November

Schnack.js

schnack.js is a simple node app for Disqus-like drop-in commenting on static websites.

Server.js

Simple and powerful server for Node.js

Emergence.js

Emergence.js is a lightweight, high-performance JS plugin for detecting and manipulating elements in the browser.

Focusingly

A JavaScript library for better focus styling

December

Sticky Sidebar

Sticky Sidebar is a pure JavaScript plugin for making smart and high performance sticky sidebar, works with sidebar if it’s taller or shorter than the viewport, integrated with resize sensor to re-calculate the dimensions automatically when the size of sidebar or its container is changed, supports jQuery/Zepto and compatible with Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and IE9+. Source can be found on Github.

Bottender

Bottender is an open-source JavaScript framework for building cross-platform bots.

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The Best HandPicked Goodies for Designers & Developers from 2017: JavaScript & jQuery Plugins Edition