John Polacek

Lead Web Developer at Gesture,
mobile bidding, auction software and fundraising technology for charities.

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Expressive CSS

See and share how web pages look at different screen sizes

Simple Grid and Simple Grid Generator

A simple, easy-to-use 12-column responsive grid with some nice features.

A SASS grid generator for creating responsive grids with some nice features.


See and share how web pages look at different screen sizes


The jQuery Plugin for Big Background Video (and images)


Control HTML5 Presentations with node.js


The jQuery plugin for doing cool scrolly stuff.

Extra Strength Responsive Grids

A Fluid CSS Grid System for Responsive Web Design


jQuery plugin for stacking tables on small screens.

Open Source For Fame and Fortune

Animated Slide Deck from my talk at Techweek Chicago

Channel of Awesome

Web playlists of YouTube and Vimeo videos that play fullscreen in a loop

What The Heck Is Responsive Web Design?

Introductory presentation to Responsive Web Design
(uses my Scrolldeck plugin)


jQuery plugin for making vertically scrolling presentation decks.
(uses original scrollorama plugin)

jQuery Configurator

The jQuery plugin for injecting url parameters into webpages and JSRender templates


Match The Letter

A picture game that helps kids learn the alphabet.

Video Gallery

Simple app built for quickly creating custom video galleries using the Corona SDK.