From the README:
"My first attempt making a jQuery plugin, following the guidelines at: http://docs.jquery.com/Plugins/Authoring
If this is bound to the window resize event, then the jQuery resize event plugin by "Cowboy" Ben Alman should be used as it throttles the window resize events. See: http://benalman.com/projects/jquery-resize-plugin/"
The plugin uses HTML Canvas to render the Boids, so a modern browser with Canvas support is required for this to work. I tested with Chrome, Safari and Firefox. IE with Excanvas was painfully slow…
Code is hosted at GitHub: https://github.com/kahara/jQuery-Boids
Demo is at: http://jonikahara.com/lab/jQuery-Boids/test.html