normalmap.js is a library for creating simple interactive lighting effects using normal maps.
A nice tutorial that shows how to style an embedded Google map in order to be responsive and centered.
Geocomplete is an advanced jQuery plugin that wraps the Google Maps API's Geocoding and Places Autocomplete services.
You simply provide an input that lets you search for locations with a nice autocomplete dropdown. Optionally add a container to show an interactive map and a form that will be populated with the address details.
A tiny jQuery plugin for lazy-loading Google Maps.
A jQuery Latitude and Longitude plugin to pick a location using Google Maps. Supports multiple maps. Works on touchscreen. Easy to customize markup and CSS.
SmallWorld.js is a utility for generating map overviews using GeoJSON and HTML Canvas. It was created out of a need to render simple map previews, quickly and efficiently without heavy client libraries.
ClassyMap is a jQuery plugin that gives you the ability to embed Google Maps in your site using just HTML5 code.
Mappy.js is a jQuery plugin to select places on a map. As well as picking places, you can add/edit ones to integrate with your own database.
Leaflet is designed with simplicity, performance and usability in mind. It works efficiently across all major desktop and mobile platforms out of the box, taking advantage of HTML5 and CSS3 on modern browsers while still being accessible on older ones.
It can be extended with many plugins, has a easy to use and well-documented API and a simple, readable source code.
jQuery Mapael is a jQuery plugin that allows you to display dynamic vector maps.
This jQuery plugin takes advantage of Google Maps API version 3 to create an easy to implement store locator. No back-end programming is required, you just need to feed it KML, XML, or JSON data with all the location information.
There are many options to customize plugin, also you can geocode all the locations beforehand, to make sure it was quick and to avoid any potential geocoding errors.