This is the first of my yearly roundup of What’s New for Designers & Developers for 2019, in this roundup, I will be focusing on showing you what some of the great and wonderful JavaScript and jQuery plugins that been released during this year were.

I want to mention that not every JavaScript and jQuery Plugins that been featured in each of my roundups will be featured in today’s post, as I feel that this list could be enormous.

So for your peace of reading pleasure, I will be splitting up the best of the JavaScript & jQuery Plugins into month of release.

So lets get in to it.

January

PlazarJS

Plazar Js

PlazarJS is a versatile framework built to enrich the developer experience in terms of simplicity and speed of application development. It is Object-Oriented-Principles (OOP); can be used to create a Single-Page Application; can be integrated to a portion of a web page where dynamic workflow is required; it has a set of built in helper methods

Resources.js

Resources.js

A curated list of #NodeJS & #Javascript tutorials, books, resources and shiny  things.

February

Vidcha.js

Vidcha

vidcha.js is a simple jQuery plugin for creating interactive chapters for HTML5 videos. By clicking on a chapter you jump directly to the appropriate position in the video. Also the current chapter is always highlighted when playing the video.

CookieBubble

Cookie Bubble

The easy way to inform users that your website is using cookies.

March

NotPaid

Not Paid

Client did not pay? Add opacity to the body tag and decrease it every day until their site completely fades away

Notiflix

Notiflix

Notiflix is a pure JavaScript library for client-side non-blocking notifications that makes your web projects much better. Does not require JQuery or any other libraries to use it, it’s also fully customizable and completely free.

BmapQuery.js

Bmapquery.js

It is a library sample service that can easily embed Map in Web site. Map, pin, text display etc can be done by CODE on one line.

April

Editor.js

Editor

A block-styled editor for rich media stories. It outputs clean data in JSON instead of heavy HTML markup. Designed to be API extendable and pluggable.

NSFW.js

NSFW JS

A simple JavaScript library to help you quickly identify unseemly images; all in the client’s browser. NSFWJS isn’t perfect, but it’s pretty accurate (~90% from our test set of 15,000 test images)… and it’s getting more accurate all the time.

Creepyface

Creepyface

A Javascript library that makes your face look at the pointer. Ideal for resumes or team sites.

May

CoolConsole.js

CoolConsole

CoolConsole.js is a Tiny Javascript Library that helps you write Beautiful “console.Log()” in your Google Chrome Console without the hassle of having to add CSS styles or SVG icons.

June

PhoneAwesome

Phoneawesome

PhoneAwesome is a JavaScript Library to create phone display on web pages.

ZDog

Zdog

Zdog is a 3D JavaScript engine for <canvas> and SVG. With Zdog, you can design and render simple 3D models on the Web. Zdog is a pseudo-3D engine. Its geometries exist in 3D space, but are rendered as flat shapes. This makes Zdog special.

July

FreezeFrame.js

Freeze Frame JS

Freezeframe.js is a library that pauses animated .gifs and enables them to animate on mouse hover / mouse click / touch event, or triggered manually.

Joypad

Joypad.js

JavaScript library that lets you connect and use various gaming controllers with browsers that support the Gamepad API. Less than 5KB in size with zero dependencies and support for button press, axis movement events and vibration play effect.

SunEditor

Suneditor

The Suneditor is based on pure javascript, with no dependencies. It’s a lightweight, flexible, customizable WYSIWYG text editor for your web applications.It’s easy to port to any frameworks.

August

Moveable

Moveable

A JavaScript library that lets you move, resize, drag, rotate and more.

Frontless.js

Frontless Js

Frontless.JS is a minimalistic node.js SSR stack for building universal (isomorphic) javascript applications. It is built to boost a developer’s productivity and eliminate as much repeated routine as possible.

September

Xterm.js

Xterm

Xterm.js is a front-end component written in TypeScript that lets applications bring fully-featured terminals to their users in the browser.

Popupio

Popupio

This is a collection of components for pop ups cards and banners for your website. The struggle is well known. You need to have a pretty popup but the design and responsiveness is a hustle. This is where popupio shine, and work on any framework you use

October

Inertia.js

Inertia.js

Inertia.js lets you quickly build modern single-page React, Vue and Svelte apps using classic server-side routing and controllers.

JS Noisy Gradient

Js Noisy Gradient

Small and fast lib for smoothing visible banding in linear-gradient backgrounds.

November

MergerJS

Merger Js

Yet another simple cross-platform CLI build tool to bundle JavaScript files, with a custom file import syntax, ES8+ minification, auto build capabilities, and native OS notifications. MergerJS is not a module bundler, is a file bundler.

December

Focus Overlay

Focus Overlay

Library for creating overlays on focused elements. Use the tab key to focus elements around the page.

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What’s New for Designers & Developers from 2019: JavaScript & jQuery Plugins