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.

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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.

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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sencha Animator is a powerful desktop application to create awesome CSS3 animations for WebKit browsers and touchscreen mobile devices. Make your static content come to life quickly and easily, without the dependency of third-party plugins or writing a single line of CSS code. In no time at all, you’ll be creating rich experiences for today’s most popular devices.

You can animate text and images with smooth transitions, design buttons with gradients, and embed analytics tracking code. All with the power of web standards.

Sencha Animator is an easy-to-use desktop application with an intuitive graphical user interface (GUI), including an interactive timeline and object property controls. Similar to timeline concepts in other applications, Sencha Animator gives you the power to manage sequencing, grouping, easing, and other motion effects. Adjust an object’s properties and instantly play the animation in the stage area.

 

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Entri is a free collaborative tool for writing and sharing documents. Say you are writing an article for your blog and you want to share with your readers before you publish it to get feedback and allow changes.

They are building the API, they will have a feature that will let you flip between past Entris that you made, plus a new text editor with better formatting features. You will be able to integrate blogging engines such as Wordpress and Expression Engine as well.

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Capture your thoughts quickly and easily by drawing on any webpage. Share your ideas with coworkers, colleagues, and friends.

MarkUp works in your browser, so there’s nothing to download and install; just drag the Get MarkUp icon into your bookmarks bar. When you want to make notes on a webpage, click your bookmarklet to load the MarkUp toolbar. Publish when you’re ready to share your thoughts.

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