If you are looking for a fresh, original, XML customizable and free image slider, you should check out CU3ER.
Powered by Papervision3D, CU3ER an image slider initially conceived to create 3D transitions between slides, turned out to be a convenient and multifunction solution that can be applied in a range of website building areas, from content slider to feature slider and image & banner rotator.
I played with it a bit and starting from the built in example and following the docs I was able to create an interesting commented source code to help you all getting started:
images/slide_1.jpghttp://www.google.com/ This is my heading text Paragraph text goes here! images/slide_2.jpg images/slide_3.jpg images/slide_4.jpg images/slide_5.jpg
And this is the result:
I’ll definitively use it in a creative way on this blog during next days… check out CU3ER!!