Introducing Kwicks 2.0.0 - Sexy Sliding Panels for jQuery

TLDR: Kwicks 2.0.0 is out, is awesome, and you can find docs and examples here.

I'm happy to announce that after 4 long years of neglect, Kwicks 2.0.0 is out! This is a major version release, and has been rewritten from scratch to support a much wider range of user interactions. The 1.x series of Kwicks had a horrid API, and made several assumptions regarding use cases. Kwicks 2.0.0 takes a much more flexible and programmable approach, and does a better job of following jQuery convention.

Some quick highlights on what's new:

Methods

All Kwicks interactions may now be controlled through methods like expand and select.

E.g.,

$(element).kwicks('expand', index);

Events

Kwicks interactions are also event-driven now, so event handlers may be registered for the expand.kwicks and select.kwicks events for customizable behavior.

E.g.,

$(element).on('expand.kwicks', function(e) {
    // do something cool
});

Smoother Animations

A few tricks have been employed to increase animation smoothness, resulting in far less "jittering".

GitHub

Kwicks source code is now hosted on GitHub! Fork it, pull it, push it - it's all MIT licensed, so have at it!

New Home

Lastly, Kwicks has moved from my old domain to join us over here on DevSmash. Check it out!

Thanks for reading!

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