Archive for 2012

    Making a jQuery Countdown Timer

    Making a jQuery Countdown Timer

    When building a coming soon or event page, you find yourself in search for a good way to display the remaining time. A countdown gives the feel of urgency, and combined with an email field will yield more signups for your newsletter.

    Today we are going to build a neat jQuery plugin for displaying a countdown timer. It will show the remaining days, hours, minutes and seconds to your event, as well as an animated updates on every second.

    jQuery Noisy

    jQuery Noisy

    A jQuery plugin that adds random noise to the background of a given element.

    Easy CSS3 & jQuery tooltips

    jquery css3 tooltip

    There’s no need to explain what a tooltip is and you already know that using tooltips can help you increase usability. Therefore, in this article we’ll concentrate just on the practical side.So, today you’ll learn how to create awesome CSS3 & jQuery tooltips.

    The major advantages of these tooltips are:

    • the simplicity to use (as you’ll see below)
    • they are animated using CSS3

    jQuery Custom preloader effect

    jQuery preloader effect

    In this experiment I would like to show you how to create a custom preloader animation effect with jQuery.

    jCanvas – jQuery meets the HTML5 canvas

    jCanvas - jQuery HTML5 canvas

    jCanvas is a jQuery plugin that makes the HTML5 canvas easy to work with.