jQuery Plugin Roundup 16

2010-07-20 00:00:00 +0100 by Alex R. Young

Welcome to the jQuery Plugin Roundup, episode 16. Remember you can send
your plugins in for review through our contact form or


Do you know how many plugins I've found that slide images from
left-to-right? I'm not sure what compels so many people to write this
plugin, but Nathan Searles has written another one and it seems nice
enough. loopedSlider
requires simple markup and only needs you to call
('#loopedSlider').loopedSlider() on the parent element.


Touchwipe (MIT License) by Andreas Waltl makes detecting swipe events from touch screen devices easier. It's a small plugin, so might be useful for
projects where you want to add touch-screen gestures but don't want to
use a large library.

The API requires a container element, then callbacks for the supported

  wipeLeft: function() { },
  wipeRight: function() { }

Sliding Form

Fancy Sliding Form with jQuery
is an article about building a multi-part form with tabs that slides
each part of the form horizontally. The tabs show a red mark when
they're invalid. The nice thing about this jQuery-based approach is it
makes visualising the form completion progress easier than separate
pages: any form can be completed in any order.