Friday, February 14, 2014

Planetary.js: interactive globes for the web

Planetary.js: Awesome interactive globes for the web:

"Fully customizable, including colors, rotation, and more
Display animated "pings" at any location with custom colors and sizes
Mouse drag + zoom support
Extremely extensible via a plugin-based architecture
100% free and open source, licensed under the MIT license"

Snap.svg (JavaScript graphics library)

Snap.svg - Home:

"SVG is an excellent way to create interactive, resolution-independent vector graphics that will look great on any size screen. And the Snap.svg JavaScript library makes working with your SVG assets as easy as jQuery makes working with the DOM."

another SVG library written by RaphaelJS creator Dmitry Baranovsky. 
Snapsvg provides a similar api as RaphaelJS
RaphaelJS includes support for VML, that is needed for older versions of IE.