JavaScript Widgets Library: Meteora

Meteora is set of cross-browser widgets and controls for quickly creating rich and customizable web applications without programming excessive JavaScript that is painful to debug in every browser.

JavaScript Widget Library

Meteora is based on the great mootools framework (version 1.11) and scripts that already work with mootools can be used with Meteora too!

To see some nice demos of this JavaScript widget library, check:

High Quality Controls & Widgets for Prototype.js

Control Suite is a set of 6 high quality widgets and controls built with the Prototype JavaScript framework.

Each script is well tested, highly extensible and unobstrusive.

Select Multiple Textbox With Prototype

Suite has these widgets and controls:

  • Tab
  • Modal
  • TextArea
  • Select Multiple
  • Rating
  • Progress Bar

Different approach to star rating:

Prototype Star Rating

Suite is very well documented. You can easily reach the details of the APIs and this makes the product much more usable.

All Google Widgets In One Place: Google Web Elements

Google Web Elements is a fresh website where you can find all Google widgets in one place & easily add any of them to your websites.

The website simply offers a similar customization interface for each widget and generates the JavaScript code for embedding them.

Google Web Elements

It currently presents 8 widgets:

  • Calendar (for sharing your Google Calendar with your readers)
  • Conversation (a comment replacement where users can have a conversation)
  • Custom Search (custom Google search engine)
  • Maps (easier Google Maps integration)
  • News (latest Google News articles)
  • Presentations (for sharing Google Docs presentations)
  • Spreadsheets (for sharing Google Docs spreadsheets)
  • Youtube News (Youtube news videos from a selected list of publishers)

Accessible Widgets: jQuery-Accessible-RIA

jQuery-Accessible-RIA is a set of accessible, usable & easy to implement widgets that are strictly WAI WCAG 2.0 and WAI ARIA compliant.

The widgets provided are:

  • lightbox
  • live form validation
  • tabs
  • sortable tables

jQuery Accessible RIA

jQuery-Accessible-RIA is built using the jQuery UI & works out-of-the-box. Also, they can be highly customized.

For older screen readers, it includes a workaround & for anyone willing to dive into the code, it is fully-commented.

Flexible jQuery Twitter Widget With @Anywhere Support: jTweetsAnywhere

jTweetsAnywhere is a jQuery Twitter widget for easily integrating tweets into any website.

It supports Twitter's @Anywhere features and can display:

  • tweets from one or more user's feeds
  • tweets from a user's list
  • results of a Twitter search

jTweetsAnywhere

The widget automatically detects URLs, #hashtags, @usernames and link them accordingly (shows Hovercards when hovering @username or profile images).

It also adds a tweetbox to your website where users can tweet instantly and adds a “connect with Twitter” button so visitors can follow you without leaving the website.

jTweetsAnywhere comes with many options for a maximum customization and lets you to enable/disable the tweetbox + follow buttons, set the number of tweets to be displayed and more.