With the web every day becoming more and more robust and websites becoming more advanced users and designers can benefit from these changes, I can feel that it wont be long until every one will initially start to ignore IE6 and start enjoying what more advanced browsers can handle.
So here I have compiled a list of what i consider to be some excellent techniques and scripts that could be used in your web designs to give them the extra finesse that they deserve. You can also stay on top of the design trends that the web throws at us designers. Most if not all area also highy customisable with css, to get the style you need.
These scripts are the ones that caught my eye, as I would have an actual use for them or know exactly what i would do with them and integrate them in to a design, if there is no demo button then the demo is on the actual page. There are so many neat scripts out there these range from jQuery to Mootools but most are jQuery.
Forms can sometimes be over looked in the styling process with this script make you forms look professional changing the appearance of how the controls are displayed.
Offering a Web 2.0 approach to popup windows. It streamlines the use of thumbnail images and HTML popups on web pages
Display important content on an auto cycle, with roll over text and indication pointer over thumbnail.
Checks form validation as you write, and has a nice little pop up box to let you know, its also cross browser compatible. Over a very nice form it also has a spam check
Creates a animated tab system that fades from one tab to the next and displays the contents. its a nice smooth fade from each content tab.
When we are scrolling down a web page, the code recognizes that you are at the bottom and auto-loads new content. This could be used say for a large photo gallery or portfolio site.
Creates a wizard style interface for your users to click through step by step, could be quite a useful pieces of script if any clients need something like this on there product site.
A vertical navigation like as in tree view that expands and collapses, it might not look very nice but thatâ€™s the beauty of css, I can see this being used in an admin panel or in a WordPress theme for those nested lists.
Cross browser auto suggest search feature, it recommends word based on what you type in to the field, in this instance it is looking a countries.
This script allows your page to slide down the content using your html anchor tags a very small script and simple to implement, I can see this taking its place on a single page portfolio site.
If you like image effects youâ€™ll love this, it has a ton of demos available showing different transitions to other images, the one that interested me the most was the ability to skip to the next and previous images see the intermediate demo
Coming back to forms well this masking script will only allow the user to enter data in the specified format showing a visual representation in the form field as you type
Thatâ€™s exactly what it is a Photoshop style colour picker, this would be ideal to allow your users to customise colours for certain aspects of your site.
This upload script ques uploads and displays a success or failure symbol, the progress of uploads can also be seen on the display so you know how your upload is doing, uploads can also be cancelled, very user friendly
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