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There is literally hundreds upon hundreds of new jQuery plugins are released every single year since jQuery been release. Some of these plugins are basic that offer simple functions and others can be complex offering far more functionalities.  Either way, both types of plugins are always useful for any web project. So for Today this jQuery round-up, we will focusing on the 15 greatest and latest jQuery plugins.

1. jChartFX


jChartFX is a powerful HTML5-compliant charting component using JavaScript libraries to leverage the power of jQuery, CSS and SVG capabilities to deliver aesthetically superior charts and a richer end user experience, providing the most complete collection of charts and graphs for professional and serious business data visualization and analysis

2. Hit Test


This plugin allow to test dom objects collision and coordinates hitTest. The collision detection works on mobile and on desktop. It manage image and canvas transparency on rencent web browsers.

3. jQuery Hover Dropdown Box


The jQuery plugin that provides interactive drop-down list box. Such as dropdown includes checkbox, text-input, etc…

4. jQuery.selz

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jQuery plugin to open Selz product hyperlinks in overlay and let your customers complete their purchase directly onto your site.

5. Off Reg


Make Like Print – A jQuery plugin that uses canvas to create a ‘screen print’ offset effect on an image, by altering the pixel data.

6. Wrangle


Wrangle is an responsive jQuery plugin that offers a new way to perform multiple selections by drawing a line though images using your mouse / touch.

7. Owl Carousel


Owl Carousel is a Touch enabled jQuery plugin that lets you create beautiful responsive carousel slider. This plugin is also responsive with css3 transitions support and comes with a ton of options.

8. jQuery Terminal Emulator

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JQuery Terminal Emulator is a plugin for creating command line interpreters in your applications. It can automatically call JSON-RPC service when user type commands or you can provide an object with methods, each method will be invoke on user command. Object can have nested objects which will create nested interpreter.

You can also use a function in which you can parse user command by your own. It′s ideal if you want to provide additional functionality for power users. It can also be used as debuging tool.

9. Nivo Lightbox


There are a tonne of jQuery lightbox plugins in the world but none of them are as simple to set up and use as the Nivo Lightbox while still offering the flexibility and accessibility available with the Nivo Lightbox. It is responsive, retina-ready and simple to setup for mobile too.

10. Bootstrap Dual Listbox


Bootstrap Dual Listbox is a responsive dual listbox widget optimized for Twitter Bootstrap. It works on all modern browsers and on touch devices.

11. jQuery-Nice-File-Input


The jQuery Nice File Input Plugin provides batter looking file input HTML element, while making all kinds of customizations to fit your application really easy.

12. blueimp Gallery


blueimp Gallery is a touch-enabled, responsive and customizable image & video gallery, carousel and lightbox, optimized for both mobile and desktop web browsers. It features swipe, mouse and keyboard navigation, transition effects, slideshow functionality, fullscreen support and on-demand content loading and can be extended to display additional.

13. jQuery.emphasis


A lightweight javascript fallback for CSS3 text-emphasis. It’s really useful for East Asian documents. Using small symbols next to each glyph to emphasize a run of text.

14. FlowType.JS


FlowType.JS is a jQuery plugin which can auto-resize the font-size and line-height (according to the width of the element wrapping it) so that the content is displayed just as we prefer. This plugin has options for setting the min/max font-sizes and min/max widths where the resizing will be triggered.  It also works fine with webfonts and a nice demo shows how it works.

15. FancySelect


FancySelect is a easy to  use  plugin that you can target any select element on the page, and call .fancySelect() on it. If the select has an option with no value, it’ll be used as a sort of placeholder text.

By default, FancySelect uses native selects and styles only the trigger on iOS devices. To override this, pass an object with forceiOS set to true when initializing it.  FancySelect also passes any classes specified in the select’s data-class attribute, which you can use to style specific FancySelect instances.


15 Latest & Greatest jQuery Plugins for Web Developers


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