The Lumebox is an Open-Source Lightbox clone written as a JavaScript jQuery plugin with a few added features. One of the main features is that it can parse RSS feeds just as easily as displaying images.

The Lumebox also searches the post or page for links leading to images (and RSS-feeds) and opens them in a popup instead of following them. The Lumebox was written using jQuery 1.4.3. The Lumebox plugin is released under the GNU GPL.

Published under: Gallery | GPL License

Chevereto is an open-source image hosting script that allows you to mount your own one-click image hosting on your server.  It is very simple to use, you will love it by their appearance.

It allows you to resize images, verify its integrity and integrate it with url shorteners like TinyURL. And also, you can install Chevereto quickly, requires no database and is configurable.

Published under: Hosting | GPL License

Vegas Background jQuery plugin lets you add beautiful fullscreen backgrounds to your webpages. It even allows Slideshows. Slideshows of different backgrounds, transition and callbacks can be easily set up.

Most of the time, backgrounds are stretched a lot to fit big screens. An overlay with a texture can be added to mask the image degradation effects. It also adds a stylish look to your backgrounds. You can easily add overlay pattern to your backgrounds with CSS.

Published under: Gallery | GPL License | MIT License

Treesaver is a JavaScript framework for creating magazine-style layouts that dynamically adapt to a wide variety of browsers and devices. Designers use standards-compliant HTML and CSS for both content and design, no JavaScript programming is required.

The JavaScript is under 25K gzipped. And it works with most modern browsers, and degrades gracefully for older browsers. However, Treesaver is still quite immature. There are still a lot of bugs that need to be fixed.

Published under: Framework | GPL License | MIT License

In 2009, the White House chosen Drupal as the open source platform for its web site. If the most powerful voice in our nation chooses to tap into global innovation by using an economical, open source platform called Drupal to manage intensely scrutinized, mission-critical content each day and to effectively encourage feedback from citizens … why wouldn’t you?

OpenPublic is the product of a decade’s work in the open source network and the collective experience of building secure, scalable, transparent websites for all sectors of government and the citizens they serve.

Published under: Framework | GPL License

DepthJS allows any web page to interact with the Microsoft Kinect using Javascript. Navigating the web is only one application of the framework they built – that is, they envision all sorts of applications that run in the browser, from games to specific utilities for specific sites.

The great part is that now web developers who specialize in Javascript can work with the Kinect without having to learn any special languages or code. DepthJS is open source under the AGPL license.

Published under: Framework | GPL License

Speakker is a crossbrowser Audio solution featuring HTML5. It comes out of the box in two variations and with incredible options of customization: Flexible dimensions, unlimited colors and two different button sets for light and dark themes. Easy to set up. Just a few lines of Javascript and a quantum CSS.

You can also check out HTML5 Music Portfolio Template with jQuery. The idea is to create an artist portfolio with a discography line up and HTML5 audio player jPlayer. The artist albums are shown using the jCarousel plugin and the user can add song samples to the play list and reorder the songs by dragging them.

Published under: Audio | Sound | GPL License | License Free

Mosaic jQuery Plugin automatically generates sliding boxes & captions. It allows slide & fade animations with custom directions. It preloads images within boxes. It is very lightweight at ~2kb (minified).

Implementation is fairly easy, they have provided a number of sample configurations in the downloadable file. It operates with two panels – an overlay and a backdrop. The content in the overlay gets repositioned according to the options that you provide.

Published under: Tooltips | GPL License | MIT License

TeamLab is a free open-source platform for business collaboration and project management. It allows you to use social networking tools such as blogs and forums, organize business tasks and milestones, as well as communicate with your team members via corporate IM.

TeamLab business collaboration platform is an open-source software. The source code is for developers and experienced users who wish to install and configure the platform manually on their own server. According to the license terms, you are free to test, evaluate, customize and improve the code.

Published under: Utilities | GPL License

Zoomy is a quick and easy plugin that will zoom into a picture. You only need two images; the display image and the zoomed in image. Just link the zoomed in picture on the display picture, and tell the plugin to use that link when zooming.

Zoomy is easy to implement and customize. There are a few options that allow you to change the appearance and usability of Zoomy. Plug it in, and even the most boring pictures can turn heads. Get a extra level of detail without boging down your page with gaint images. Take it for a test drive, and let Zoomy magnify you website.

Published under: Tooltips | GPL License | MIT License