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  1. Dojo Toolkit

    Technical arguments for choosing React about over 1 year ago

    React is open sourced and maintained by a large organization. It's unlikely to go away due to lack of support (looking at you Dojo). By using react you are not re-inventing the wheel and it is a skillset that will be used for gainful employment with actual companies.
  2. The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library.

    GUI w/ powershell scripts about 8 days ago:

    jQuery for any dynamic features, Ajax requests.
  3. Polymer is a library that uses the latest web technologies to let you create custom HTML elements.

    Web Components 101: Lit Framework about about 1 year ago

    Lit demonstrates significant growth in web components from the early days of Polymer. This growth is in no small part due to the Lit team themselves, either!
  4. Interactive Data Visualization Library for the Web

  5. D3.js is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. D3 helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG, and CSS.

    Graphs in Python web app about 1 day ago:

    Https:// (a bit lower-level but more flexible).
  6. Fast lightweight 2D library that works across all devices

    Is programming just not for me? about 4 months ago

    And if that seems to up your alley you could look into Javascript game/renderer frameworks. They have 2D engines like or . Or my personal choice A-Frame which is a 3D, AR and VR engine (XR) .
  7. SWFObject is an open-source Javascript framework for detecting the Adobe Flash Player plugin and embedding Flash (SWF) files.

  8. A JavaScript 3D library which makes WebGL simpler. about 8 days ago

    I combined first person perspective with golf to make this game. I saw some other games that already did this, but I wasn't satisfied with them. I used three.js for the 3D physics engine and Blender for modeling the levels. The other balls in the game are other players' previous runs -- they aren't live / real-time.
  9. Velocity is a JavaScipt animation engine.

    Anyone know if this animation effect is a library? about about 1 year ago

    Just gotta look in page source. There's cdn for Velocity.js.
  10. Preact is a fast 3kB alternative to React with the same modern API. Components & Virtual DOM.

    Supercharging Autocomplete and Typechecking for JSX... about 23 days ago

    In this article, we're going to use Preact as our JSX library to render components, and we'll build a table rendering component that will infer and typecheck its props based on whatever data we give it.
  11. Reactive Components for Modern Web Interfaces

    Vue JS Essentials: A Beginners Vue JS Series on Using Pinia,... about 2 days ago:

    Vuejs - The Progressive JavaScript Framework. An approachable, performant, and versatile framework for building web user interfaces. Https://
  12. A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development

    I'd say the "Pre" that used to be in "PHP" still applies... about 13 days ago

    According to, PHP stands for "PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor" (no dash in there, which would make it look like PHPP).
  13. Realtime application framework (Node.JS server)

    How does Trello keep the frontend in sync with the backend? about 3 days ago

    You can use or firebase to achieve similar.
  14. MathJax is a cross-browser JavaScript library that displays mathematical notation in web browsers.

  15. Blockly is a library for building visual programming editors.

    (Free) Visual Scripting Game Engine about about 1 month ago

    Google made bockly It works with 5 languages. I think #C PHP and JavaScript. I know JavaScript for sure . But not sure about the others. blockly.
  16. Modernizr is a JavaScript library which is designed to detect HTML5 and CSS3 features in various browsers.

    [AskJS] How do I get the JavaScript version from an embedded... about 6 months ago

    You can't check JS version per se as new JS features are implemented 1 by 1 not as the full standard, but there's a bunch of libraries that test for supported features, like modernizr.
  17. Practical framework for creating 3D Web applications

  18. Lightweight JavaScript animation library

    Adding animated objects about 16 days ago:

    Look into some animation frameworks like GSAP or Anime.js.
  19. Parsley, the ultimate frontend javascript form validation library

  20. What is QUnit? QUnit is a powerful, easy-to-use JavaScript unit testing framework. It's used by the jQuery, jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile projects and is capable of testing any generic JavaScript code, including itself!