jQuery Animated Table Sorter is a simple html table sorter, with the added benefit of animating the sorting operation.
ParamQuery grid is a lightweight jQuery grid plugin inspired by MS Excel and Google spreadsheet. It's based upon jQueryUI Widget factory which is an excellent design pattern for UI controls with consistent API. It's free to use.
tablesorter is a jQuery plugin for turning a standard HTML table with THEAD and TBODY tags into a sortable table without page refreshes. tablesorter can successfully parse and sort many types of data including linked data in a cell. Also it has many useful features.
jTPS is a datatable jQuery plugin that offers pagination, animated scrolling through pages and intelligent natural sorting capability. The development version is currently 15KB.
TableDnD is a jQuery plugin that simply adds drag & drop functionality to tables.
This TableDnD plugin allows the user to reorder rows within a table, for example if they represent an ordered list . Individual rows can be marked as non-draggable and/or non-droppable. Rows can have as many cells as necessary and the cells can contain form elements.