A List of Top JavaScript Frameworks

A List of Top JavaScript Frameworks

Top JavaScript Frameworks
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June 15, 2012

JavaScript is one of the most powerful scripting languages on the market nowadays. It's also one of the most popular when it comes to frameworks. The variety of JavaScript frameworks gives us a lot possibilities for a smooth and effective web applications development.

This article includes a list of some top JavaScript frameworks you should get familiar with in order to create great web and mobile applications. Enjoy!

Cappuccino

Cappuccino is an open source framework that makes it easy to build desktop-caliber applications that run in a web browser. Cappuccino is built on top of standard web technologies like JavaScript, and it implements most of the familiar APIs from GNUstep and Apple's Cocoa frameworks. When you program in Cappuccino, you don't need to concern yourself with the complexities of traditional web technologies like HTML, CSS, or even the DOM. The unpleasantries of building complex cross browser applications are abstracted away for you. Check it out

Backbone.Js

Backbone.js gives structure to web applications by providing models with key-value binding and custom events, collections with a rich API of enumerable functions,views with declarative event handling, and connects it all to your existing API over a RESTful JSON interface. Check it out

Sammy.Js

Sammy.js is a tiny JavaScript framework developed to ease the pain and provide a basic structure for developing JavaScript applications. Sammy tries to achieve this by providing a small ‘core’ framework and an ever-growing list of plugins for specific functionality. The core includes a simple API for defining applications which are made up primarily of routes and events. By driving application development around a small and specific API, Sammy attempts to keep your code organized while still allowing a lot of breathing room to define your own style and structure. Check it out

AngularJs

HTML is great for declaring static documents, but it falters when we try to use it for declaring dynamic views in web-applications. AngularJS lets you extend HTML vocabulary for your application. The resulting environment is extraordinarily expressive, readable, and quick to develop. Check it out

Ext JS

Ext JS 4 is the next major advancement in our JavaScript framework. Featuring expanded functionality, plugin-free charting, and a new MVC architecture it's the best Ext JS web application development platform yet. Develop incredible web apps for every browser. Check it out

Knockout

Knockout is a JavaScript MVVM (a modern variant of MVC) library that makes it easier to create rich, desktop-like user interfaces with JavaScript and HTML. It uses observers to make your UI automatically stay in sync with an underlying data model, along with a powerful and extensible set of declarative bindings to enable productive development. Check it out

Dojo

Dojo saves you time and scales with your development process, using web standards as its platform. It’s the toolkit experienced developers turn to for building high quality desktop and mobile web applications. From simple websites to large packaged enterprise applications whether desktop or mobile, Dojo will meet your needs. Check it out

MooTools

MooTools is a compact, modular, Object-Oriented JavaScript framework designed for the intermediate to advanced JavaScript developer. It allows you to write powerful, flexible, and cross-browser code with its elegant, well documented, and coherent API. MooTools code respects strict standards and doesn't throw any warnings. It's extensively documented and has meaningful variable names: a joy to browse and a snap to understand. Check it out

MochiKit

MochiKit is a highly documented and well tested, suite of JavaScript libraries that will help you get shit done, fast. We took all the good ideas we could find from our Python, Objective-C, etc. experience and adapted it to the crazy world of JavaScript. Check it out

Prototype

Prototype is a JavaScript Framework that aims to ease development of dynamic web applications. Featuring a unique, easy-to-use toolkit for class-driven development and the nicest Ajax library around, Prototype is quickly becoming the codebase of choice for web application developers everywhere. Check it out

jQuery

jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. jQuery is designed to change the way that you write JavaScript. Check it out

The M Project

The-M-Project is an HTML5 Javascript framework for writing cross-platform mobile apps. The-M-Project includes code from a number of different open source projects including jQuery, jQuery Mobile, underscore, mobiscroll and Modernizr. Check it out

EmbedJS

EmbedJS is a JavaScript framework for embedded devices (mobile phones, TVs, etc.). It takes a different approach than other frameworks by shipping just the code needed for each device. That means, there's less code going over the wire, less code branching at runtime and less memory usage. Check it out

MobilizeJS

The goal of a “responsive images” solution is to deliver images optimized for the end user’s context, rather than serving the largest potentially necessary image to everyone. Unfortunately, this hasn’t been quite so simple in practice as it is in theory. Check it out

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