Ask any web developer what their preferred JavaScript library is, the unanimous answer is jQuery. It does not matter how small or large the web site is, what the feature set is, developers tend to prefer jQuery as the base JavaScript framework as it reduces the complexity of code they need to write, it is well tested, has a ton of plug-ins, has a large development community and hence reduces the development time.

15 javascript micro frameworks for web and mobile

Thu, 2012-02-09 15:43

Ask any web developer what their preferred JavaScript library is, the unanimous answer is jQuery. It does not matter how small or large the web site is, what the feature set is, developers tend to prefer jQuery as the base JavaScript framework as it reduces the complexity of code they need to write, it is well tested, has a ton of plug-ins, has a large development community and hence reduces the development time.

Zepto.js

Zepto.js is a minimalist JavaScript framework for mobile WebKit browsers, with a jQuery-compatible syntax.

Data.js

Data.js is a data manipulation and persistence framework for Javascript.

Batman.js

Batman.js is a framework for building rich web applications with CoffeeScript or JavaScript. App code is concise and declarative, thanks to a powerful system of view bindings and observable properties. The API is designed with developer and designer happiness as its first priority.

Zip.js

Create .zip files with Javascript

Say.js

TS (text to speech) for node.js. send text from node.js to your speakers.

Gifx.js

glfx.js is a JavaScript library for creating real-time effects to images using WebGL.

Impress.js

It’s a presentation tool inspired by the idea behind prezi.com and based on the power of CSS3 transforms and transitions in modern browsers.

Sugar.js

Sugar is a Javascript library that extends native objects with helpful methods. It is designed to be intuitive, unobtrusive, and let you do more with less code.

jsMessage

jsMessage is a small JavaScript library for displaying stylish alert & notifications messaegs.

Spine

Spine Mobile strives to give your applications a native look and feel, providing the best user experience possible.

Countdown.js

A simple JavaScript API for producing an accurate, intuitive description of the timespan between two Date instances.

Swipe.js

Swipe JS is a lightweight mobile slider with 1:1 touch movement, resistant bounds, scroll prevention, and completely library agnostic.

jwerty

jwerty is a awesome javascript keyboard event handling library which allows you to bind, fire and assert key combination strings against elements and events. It normalises the poor std api into something easy to use and clear.

Picard

A Micro-framework for node.js.

Microjs

Here collected most popular micro frameworks.

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