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dgrid is an open source, advanced and highly flexible datagrid component for Dojo.

It makes use of modern web technologies, lightweight in size and runs pretty fast.

The functionality can be extended with ready-to-use column plugins (editor, tree, etc.) and extensions (drag 'n' drop, pagination..). Any new ones can be created as well.

dgrid - Dojo Datagrid

The look/feel of the grids can be completely customized with the theming support. There is support for keyboard interactions and it is tested to work in mobile too.

dgrid is very well documented with examples and tutorials to easily get started.

Morris.js is a small JavaScript library for visualizing time-series data beautifully.

It is built on top of jQuery + Raphaël and displays the data over an interactive line graph.

The library has a very straightforward API with a single function that requires the data, labels color, line width and few more settings.

Morris.js

Centurion is an open source application which is both a fully-functional CMS and a base/framework for building project-specific content management/admin systems.

It is built on top of Zend and comes with features like user/comment/navigation management, social sign-in, internal search and more besides the handling of content.

A single installation can control multiple sites and the sites can have multiple languages.

Centurion

Centurion comes with an intuitive datagrid that works with any types of custom data and has capabilities like smart filtering, easy search, sorting, paging, ordering and bulk handling.

For creating + editing data, a powerful form module exists which you can create a form with your own data model. It has built-in components like rich text editor, multi select, switcher, multi upload, datepicker, error messages.

There are also many other re-usable components that will ease creating such a CMS system including caching, file handling, feed generation, lazy loading and much more.

Enlight (English version exists) is an open source framework, based on Zend and Symphony 2, for creating e-commerce applications easier and faster.

It is built by the experienced e-commerce company Shopware and also powers the base behind their commercial product.

The framework has lots of components that can bring any type of apps to life including: database connection, authentication, form handling, datagrid, navigation, e-mail delivery and more.

Enlight E-Commerce Framework

Besides the frontend, a base with similar features exist for the backend where both parts can be improved with the help of a plugin system (a bootstrap file is provided for creating new plugins).

Enlight is not a direct competitor to any ready-to-use e-commerce system but a starting point for anyone looking to develop custom ones.

iUI is a mobile web framework that has been around for a long time (since 2007) compared to many other mobile resources.

It was mentioned in a previous WRD article (iPhone Application And Website Development: All Tools And Tutorials You Need) and evolved much since then.

The framework includes a JavaScript library, CSS and images for developing touch-enabled web apps.

iUI Mobile Framework

User interfaces to be created are iPhone-like yet compatible with most smartphones and tablets and has support for menus, forms, lists, image galleries and more.

Also, there are built-in extensions for caching, getting system information, HTML5 videos or theme switching.

iUI is well-documented and has tutorials to get you started easily.

SCM Music Player is an open source and web-based music player application that is built on top of the popular JavaScript sound API:  SoundManager.

The player sits on the top or bottom of web pages, has support for playlists where listeners can easily choose from and plays MP3, MP4, RSS podcasts or Youtube playlists.

SCM Music Player

Multiple skins exist to choose from and few options like default volume, autostart or shuffle playback helps helps customizing it more.

By default, the player would work as an external player from the domain of the resource however, it can be downloaded and installed on your own domain pretty easily.

Few days ago, Adobe has launched the Flash Player 11 which is a milestone for the product as the new Stage3D API that allows up to 1,000 times faster rendering compared to Flash Player 10.

It focuses on the 3D content and the widely-used 2D content won't be getting the advantages of this new feature.

Starling Framework

Starling Framework, a pure ActionScript 3 library, aims to fill this gap by rendering all content through GPU.

The framework has a familiar API which makes it very easy to use for Flash developers. Even the live-Flash-websites can be improved with it just by exchanging the native Flash classes with their Starling equivalents.

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  • Cryptico.js is an easy-to-use JavaScript library for encrypting text on the client-side.

    It has support for RSA + AES methods and the text can be encrypted with any given bit length (228, 1024, etc.).

    Cryptico.js

    The content is encrypted with a public key and it can only be decrypted with that key (which makes sense if the recipient already has that information).

    Cryptico.js doesn't require any JS frameworks to function and it is well-documented.

    Bricolage is an open-source and enterprise-class content management system that makes creating, managing and publishing content very easy.

    It is built with Perl, uses MySQL or PostgreSQL for storing data and has a powerful templating system (Mason, Template Toolkit, or PHP).

    With the help of this templating system and the flexibility offered on every step, it is possible to build any type of websites.

    Bricolage Perl CMS

    Bricolage has a group and permission based user management system that eases working as a team where some users can be editors, others being designers, etc.

    Besides many other standard CMS features, there is a very handy and built-in alert system which can be setup for many events like an article going online, being edited, etc. to get notified instantly.

    Also, there is a well-documented API which enables you to pull and push any type of data from the system.

    ChocolateChip-UI is a mobile web app development framework that targets WebKit engines..

    The framework provides fully functional widgets and controls right out of the box which know how to behave so you can focus only on providing the data.

    ChocolateChip-UI

    A new concept is introduced by the framework: WAML (Web App Markup Language) which is designed for creating mobile web apps and uses special tags + attributes to clearly define all the parts (rather than divs and spans) for a faster development.

    ChocolateChip-UI has most of the elements we get used from iOS like the buttons, tab bar, lists, slider and more.

    The framework is very well-documented, provides snippets for the basics and definitely a must-bookmark for mobile web app development.

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