Mac Like Hierarchical Data Displaying Plugin For jQuery - hColumns

Mac Like Hierarchical Data Displaying Plugin For jQuery - hColumns
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hColumns is a jQuery plugin that displays your hierarchical data (files and folders) in a column view, similar to the Mac OS X Finder as well as the "Browser" view in iTunes.

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How to use it:

1. Insert jQuery library and jQuery hColumns plugin before </body> tag

<script src="js/jquery-1.9.1.min.js"></script> 
<script src="js/jquery.hcolumns.min.js"></script> 

2. Include required CSS files on your page

<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/hcolumns.css" type="text/css">

3. Markup Html Structure. 

<div id="columns"></div>

4. The javascript. You can quickly add or remove data nodes via javascript

<script>
$(document).ready(function() {
    var nodes = {
0: [
{ id: 1, label: "My Favorite Sites", type: "folder" },
{ id: 2, label: "Empty Folder", type: "folder"},
{ id: 3, label: "Direct link to Google", type: "link", url: "http://www.google.com"}
],

1: [
{ id: 11, label: "Tech", type: "folder" },
{ id: 12, label: "Food", type: "folder" }
],

11: [
{ id: 111, label: "PHP", type: "folder" },
{ id: 112, label: "Javascript", type: "folder" },
{ id: 113, label: "Hacker News", type:"link", url: "https://news.ycombinator.com/news" }
],

12: [
// empty node
],

111: [
{ id: 1111, label: "PHP Engine", type: "folder" },
{ id: 1112, label: "PHP Extension", type: "folder" },
],

112: [
{ id: 1121, label: "node.js", type: "link", url: "http://nodejs.org/" }
],

1111: [
{ id: 11111, label: "PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor", type: "link", url: "http://php.net" }
],

1112: [
{ id: 11121, label: "Twig", type: "link", url: "http://twig.sensiolabs.org/" }
],

2: [
// empty node
]
    };

    $("#columns").hColumns({
labelText_maxLength: 30, 

nodeSource: function(node_id, callback) {
if(node_id === null) {
    node_id = 0;
}

if( !(node_id in nodes) ) {
    return callback("Node not exists");
}

return callback(null, nodes[node_id]);
}
    });
});
</script>

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by bu. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.