dropJ is a jQuery plugin to add drop caps—large floated initial capital letters—to (X)HTML content. dropJ is easy to use, just like jQuery, portable, working purely on text, robust, with targeted currying to find the right character(s) to make into a drop cap, and universal, working on languages which are usually displayed in utf-8 text like Chinese.
Download: jquery.dropj.js (use the most recent version).
NB: it is not yet well tested across all browsers. I am grateful for any bug reports especially on Windows browsers. Please help make it the best it can be!