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Aashish Panthi
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Most popular JavaScript frameworks and libraries 2021

Well, there are a lot of javascript frameworks, I mean a lot. And they are releasing every single day. But today I am here with some most popular javascript frameworks.

Here are all of the javascript frameworks, libraries and tools that may be used in frontend, backend, handling big data, making fullstack web app or any other stuffs.

So here we are:

  1. Chalk - Styling the terminal
  2. Lodash - Provides utility functions for common programming tasks
  3. Express js - Minimal and flexible Node.js web application framework
  4. Webpack - Bundles JavaScript files for usage in a browser
  5. Moment.js - A JavaScript date library for parsing, validating, manipulating, and formatting dates.
  6. React - A JavaScript library for creating user interfaces.
  7. Underscore - JavaScript's functional programming helper library.
  8. Mocha - Simple, flexible, fun JavaScript test framework for Node.js & The Browser
  9. jQuery - A fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library. (why it is still famous 😕)
  10. Vue js - Front end JavaScript framework for building user interfaces and single-page applications.
  11. Angular - Front-end web framework for developing single-page applications.
  12. Nextjs - Production grade React applications that scale.
  13. D3 - A JavaScript library for visualizing data using web standards.
  14. Slick - A standalone selector engine that is totally slick.
  15. Backbone - A JavaScript library with a RESTful JSON interface and is based on the MVC application design paradigm.
  16. Babel - A transcompiler that is mainly used to convert ECMAScript 2015+ code into a backwards compatible version of JavaScript.
  17. Leaflet - JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps.
  18. Gatsby - A framework based on React that helps developers build blazing fast websites and apps.
  19. Three.js - An easy to use, lightweight, cross-browser, general purpose 3D library.
  20. Apexcharts - A modern JavaScript charting library to build interactive charts and visualizations.
  21. GSAP - A robust JavaScript toolset that turns developers into animation superheroes.
  22. Svelte - A radical new approach to building user interfaces.
  23. Animejs - A lightweight JavaScript animation library that animates everything on webpage.

Thank you for staying with me. Here are the sources that helped me Stackoverflow developer survey 2021 and NPMjs

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Patrick Schadler

MomentJS should no longer be considered in new projects. The official statement is "Moment.js is a legacy project, now in maintenance mode. In most cases, you should choose a different library."

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Aashish Panthi Author

Yes man, but it has weekly downloads of over 15M

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Patrick Schadler

I know, it's still highly used and many librarbies depend on it. Nevertheless, it's important to highlight the fact that it is a legacy project and no longer developed.

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Aashish Panthi Author

Yeah, peoples shouldn't be more dependent on this

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qier222

MomentJS replacement 👇
github.com/iamkun/dayjs

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Aashish Panthi Author

Definitely gonna try this out 💪

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Okiki

Check out @okikio/animate. It's an animation library built using the Web Animation API

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Aashish Panthi Author

Thanks, for sharing with me, appreciate :)

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Okiki

@okikio /animate is not one of the most popular js libraries but I believe it will get there eventually

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Aashish Panthi Author

Hope that day comes soon :)

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Ondřej Želazko

what even is this list.. i mean, backbone?

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Aashish Panthi Author

Yes man 😂, it has over 500k weekly downloads

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nadeem2601

Another famous charting library - ChartJS
npmjs.com/package/chart.js

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Aashish Panthi Author

I don't know how forgot that :)