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jQuery++ jquerypp


jQuery's missing utils and special events jQuery++ is a collection of useful jQuery libraries that provide the missing functionality necessary to implement and organize large-scale jQuery applications.

DOM Helpers

DOM helpers extend jQuery with extra functionality for manipulating the DOM. For example, [dimensions] lets you set the outer width and height of elements like:


jQuery++ comes with the following DOM helper plugins:

  • Animate - Let jQuery use CSS animations.
  • Cookie - Set and get cookie values.
  • Compare - Compare the location of two elements rapidly.
  • Dimensions - Get, set and animate inner and outer dimensions.
  • FormParams - Serializes a form into a JSON-like object.
  • Range - Text range utilities.
  • Styles - Get multiple css properties quickly.
  • Selection - Gets or sets the current text selection.
  • Within - Returns elements that have a point within their boundaries.

Special Events

jQuery++ also adds a number of new events to jQuery that make creating responsive applications a lot easier:

  • Default - Provide default behaviors for events.
  • Destroyed - Know when an element is removed from the page.
  • Drag - Delegatable drag events.
  • Drop - Delegatable drop events.
  • Fastfix - Speed up jQuery event handling.
  • Hover - Delegatable hover events.
  • Key - Get the character from a key event.
  • Pause-Resume - Pause and resume event propagation.
  • Resize - Listen to resize events on any element.
  • Swipe - Delegatable swipe events.