With the increasing demand for unique mid-screen devices, it is becoming an even more arduous task to keep all of the device resolutions and screen sizes straight. So Punchcut has packaged up their Toolset For Managing Screen Resolutions, that help them stay current and they are offering it for download.

It contains a collection of Photoshop CS5 marquee-tool presets for common screen resolutions. These cover both fixed-screen resolution sizes and ratios for less common resolutions that fall within standard ratios. It also contains a collection of layered Photoshop CS5 PSDs each providing common devices for comping and design presentations.

Published under: Utilities | License Free

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

Now that we can use CSS transitions in all the modern browsers with Ceaser – CSS Easing Animation Tool. Simply choose an easing type and test it out with a few effects. If you don’t quite like the easing, grab a handle and fix it. When you’re happy, snag your code and off you go.

Published under: Utilities | License Free

Waypoints is a small jQuery plugin that makes it easy to execute a function whenever you scroll to an element. Waypoints makes a solid base for modern UI patterns that depend on a user’s scroll position on the page.

Waypoints is dual licensed under the MIT and GPL licenses. It has been tested with jQuery versions 1.4+ in IE6+, FF3+, Safari 4+, and Chrome 6+.

 

Published under: Utilities | GPL License | MIT License

jRating is a very flexible jQuery plugin for quickly creating an Ajaxed star rating system.

It is possible to configure every detail from" the number of the stars" to "if the stars can represent decimals or not".

There is also an option to display small or big stars and images can be changed with any other file easily.

Although the plugin can be used with any scripting language, a PHP file that handles the requests is already included in the download package.

Published under: Utilities | MIT License

You have probably seen face detection at work in programs like iPhoto and Picasa, but what if you could do that performantly in JavaScript? Chinese developer Liu Liu has done the honors, and implemented Face Detection in JavaScript via HTML5 Canvas.

The algorithm is implemented on top of a JS port of a C-based computer vision library by the same author. It works off a grayscale version of the image, and seems to be quite reliable in detecting faces in photographs. The demo then draws a red box around each face in the picture, but the library could be used to do much more interesting things with this data.

Published under: Utilities | License Free

Google SketchUp is the finest (and most innovative) tool available for anyone designing anything from coffee pots to skyscrapers. You can create 3D modelling easily with it.

Redecorate your living room. Design a new piece of furniture. Model your city for Google Earth. There’s no limit to what you can create with SketchUp. There are also dozens of video tutorials, an extensive Help Center and a worldwide user community mean that anyone who wants to make 3D models with Google SketchUp, can.

Published under: Utilities | License Free

Custom scrollbar plugin utilizing jquery UI that’s fully customizable with CSS. It features vertical/horizontal scrolling, mouse-wheel support (via Brandon Aaron jquery mouse-wheel plugin), scroll easing and adjustable scrollbar height/width.

You simply need to include jquery.min.js and jquery-ui.min.js, the jquery.easing.1.3.js (the plugin that handles animation easing), jquery.mousewheel.min.js (to support mouse-wheel functionality) and the jquery.mCustomScrollbar.css which is the file where you can style your content and scrollbars.

Published under: Utilities | License Free

Contained Sticky Scroll allows you to create an element that will “stick” to the top of the window as the user scrolls, but which will not move outside of its parent element.

The download package contains both full and minified versions of the .js file, along with a demo page which explains the various options that can be used to configure each initialization of the plugin’s functionality. It has been tested the plugin in recent versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari and even Internet Explorer 8.

Published under: Utilities | License Free

jSnow is a jQuery plug-in that adds falling snow effect to your website, a very common decorative effect that every website needs for christmas! jSnow is lightweight (2kb), doesn’t require any external files to run (css or images) and it’s very easy to use!

 

Published under: Utilities | GPL License