10 Fresh jQuery Tutorials July 2011

Here are 10 Fresh jQuery Tutorials July 2011 which i have hand-picked from jQuery articles or plugins published in last 30 days on the interwebs. If you are looking for latest on jQuery, then this is a must read for you.

How to Create a jQuery Image Cropping Plugin from Scratch

Web applications need to provide easy-to-use solutions for uploading and manipulating rich content. This process can create difficulties for some users who have minimal photo editing skills. Cropping is one of the most used photo manipulation techniques, and this step-by-step tutorial will cover the entire development process of an image cropping plug-in for the jQuery JavaScript library.


Animated Text and Icon Menu with jQuery

Today we want to show you how to create a slick menu with a nice animation feature on hover. The idea is to make some elements slide out, change and animate the background color of the item and then slide the elements back in with a different color.


Super Simple Lightbox with CSS and jQuery

Rather than using a bloated plugin that has features you’ll never use, this tutorial shows you how to create a super simple lightbox for handling images. It’s perfect for image galleries, portfolios, and more!


Making a Simple Tweet to Download System

Twitter is undoubtedly a hugely popular social network. One of the keys to its success is its simple and powerful API, which opens the doors to countless novel ways for you to use the service.


Getting the most out of jQuery selectors

A lot of developers who are new to jQuery get hung up by jQuery selectors. In this tutorial Jay Blanchard, author of the forthcoming book Applied jQuery, covers jQuery’s selector syntax, how to optimise jQuery selectors and how to apply more advanced selector combinations to your markup elements


How to Create a Slideshow Plugin with jQuery

There are hundreds of slideshow plugins out there, from all time favorites like Lightbox to the most advanced like Galleria. You might think, why make another one?. Well, most of us are using plugins like these on our websites, so why not use our own?


Google Plus Style Animations with Jquery and CSS3

Google plus given an awesome kick to user experience, specially circles UI animations. I feel it’s great and new definition to have user experience design. I have tried circle rotation animation effect with Jquery and CSS3. Just few lines of code applying CSS styles using jQuery methods like .addClass() and .animation(). Take a look at these live demos with modern brewers.


jQuery Plugin Development: Hover to Reveal Masked Password

We talked about how to improve your HTML forms performance a couple of days ago. There we covered a pretty controversial topic “Don’t mask your passwords”, discussing how bad masking your passwords could be for usability.


Building an Elegant Tooltip Dropdown Menu Powered by jQuery

Within the jQuery library it’s possible to create some fantastic effects. These can enhance the overall user experience dramatically and often work hand-in-hand with new CSS3 and HTML5 techniques. As the field of web design has evolved, prominent new techniques have evolved as well.


Orbit and Reveal: jQuery Plug-Ins For Image Sliders and Modal Windows

A visitor comes to your website all giddy to learn more about your product, when suddenly a snazzy slideshow loads with some snap. Impressed, they go to register and are greeted by a most elegant modal window. At this point they are finally overjoyed by the velociraptor that suddenly charges across their screen. They don’t know why but they like it.