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    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...

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    Vue.js

    Vue.js - Intuitive, Fast and Composable MVVM for building interactive interfaces.

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    ember.js

    You can write less code with Ember's Handlebars integrated templates that update automatically when the underlying data changes. Ember.js incorporates common idioms so you can focus on the development of your application ( and...

    Open Source Web / Cloud JavaScript

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    Polymer

    Polymer is a library that uses the latest web technologies to let you create custom HTML elements. Build anything from a button to a complete application as an encapsulated, reusable element that works across desktop and mobile.

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    Derby

    MVC framework making it easy to write realtime, collaborative applications that run in both Node.js and browsers.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    KnockoutJS

    Knockout is a JavaScript library that helps you to create rich, responsive display and editor user interfaces with a clean underlying data model. Any time you have sections of UI that update dynamically (e.g., changing depending on...

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    React

    A JavaScript library for building user interfaces.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Sails.js

    Sails.js make it easy to build custom, enterprise-grade Node.js apps. It is designed to mimic the MVC pattern of frameworks like Ruby on Rails, but with support for the requirements of modern apps: data-driven APIs with scalable...

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    Aurelia

    Aurelia is a JavaScript client framework that leverages simple conventions to empower your creativity.

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    WebRx

    WebRx is a Javascript MVVM-Framework built on ReactiveX for Javascript (RxJs) that combines Functional-Reactive-Programming with declarative Data-Binding, Templating and Client-Side Routing. .

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    Durandal

    Durandal is a cross-device, cross-platform client framework written in JavaScript and designed to make Single Page Applications (SPAs) easy to create and maintain.

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    Harp Platform

    The Harp Platform is the easiest way for anyone to create an exceptional website. Landing Pages, galleries, blogs, e-commerce, domains, hosting, analytics, 24/7 support - all included.

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    Harp

    Harp is a production-ready web server. Rapidly build static sites and client-side applications using , and more—no configuration necessary.

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  • mithril

    Mithril is a client-side MVC framework - a tool to organize code in a way that is easy to think about and to maintain.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    KnockbackJS

    Both Knockout.js and Backbone.js have their strengths and weaknesses, but together they are amazing! With Knockback.js, you can use the strong ORM provided by Backbone and create dynamic views using Knockout bindings.

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    Famous Engine

    The Famous Engine is a free and open source JavaScript rendering engine. What makes the Famous Engine unique is its JavaScript rendering engine and 3D physics engine that gives developers the power and tools to build native quality...

    Open Source Self-Hosted JavaScript

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    total.js

    Free web application framework for building Web sites and Web applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

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    Ben.JS

    Ben.JS is a plain small and easy-to-learn JavaScript framework for single-page-applications (SPA). Ben.JS simplifies your way creating powerful JavaScript Web Applications with a lightweight MVC framework. It takes only a short time...

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    Ractive.js

    Ractive.js is different. It solves some of the biggest headaches in web development – data binding, efficient DOM updates, event handling – and does so with almost no learning curve.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Mojo.JS

    A non-opinionated, totally customizable JavaScript framework designed for writing programs that scale across any platform.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Enyo

    Enyo is a JavaScript app framework enabling developers build native-quality HTML5 apps that run everywhere — from phones and tablets to PCs and TVs.

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    hapi

    A rich framework for building web applications and services. hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities. hapi enables...

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  • Blapy

    Blapy is a jQuery plugin that helps you to create and manage an ajax web application without coding any javascript to do it.

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted jQuery

  • Ampersand.js

    A highly modular, loosely coupled, non-frameworky framework for building advanced JavaScript apps. Ampersand is similar to Backbone.js (lightweigt and simple) and shares lots of its APIs. However it has some additional...

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    Gem.js

    Gem.js gives you a way to create modular, composable web components and modular, composable styles in pure-javascript. It also includes a set of extensible web components for building visual user interfaces and styling web...

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    MontageJS

    MontageJS is a modern, full stack HTML5 framework designed to create single-page applications—fast! MontageJS uses time-tested design patterns and software principles, allowing you to easily create a modular architecture for your...

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    flatiron

    flatiron is an adaptable framework for building modern web applications. It was built from the ground up for use with Javascript and Node.js.

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  • Serenade.js

    Serenade.js is a client side framework built on the MVC pattern. It makes it simple to create rich client side applications by freeing you from having to keep the DOM up to date with your data through powerful data bindings. ...

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    intercooler.js

    Simple, declarative AJAX using HTML attributes

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    SocketStream

    SocketStream is a fast, modular Node.js web framework dedicated to building realtime single-page apps

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Agility.js

    Agility.js is an MVC library for Javascript that lets you write maintainable and reusable browser code without the verbose or infrastructural overhead found in other MVC libraries.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Spine.js

    Build Awesome JavaScript MVC Applications

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    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...

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    Espresso Framework

    Scalable Web Framework aimed at Speed and Simplicity

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • Thorax

    An opinionated, battle-tested Backbone + Handlebars framework to build large scale web applications.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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