Alternatives to jQuery for all platforms with any license

  • Derby icon


    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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    Zepto is a minimalist JavaScript library for modern browsers with a largely jQuery-compatible API.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Umbrella JS

    Intuitive and Documented It is strongly influenced by jquery with many similar methods so you'll feel at ease developing with...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    MooTools (My Object-Oriented Tools) is a lightweight, object-oriented, web-application framework for JavaScript.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Dojo Toolkit

    Dojo Toolkit is an open source modular JavaScript library (or more specifically JavaScript toolkit) designed to ease the rapid...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Underscore.js icon


    Underscore is a utility-belt library for JavaScript that provides a lot of the functional programming support that you would expect in...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Lo-Dash is a drop-in replacement for Underscore.js that delivers performance improvements, bug fixes, and additional features. ...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Vanilla JS

    Vanilla JS is a fast, lightweight, cross-platform framework for building incredible, powerful JavaScript applications.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Prototype is a JavaScript Framework that aims to ease development of dynamic web applications. Prototype provides various functions...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Chaplin is an architecture for JavaScript applications using the Backbone.js library. Chaplin addresses Backbone’s limitations by...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Ractive.js icon


    Ractive.js is different. It solves some of the biggest headaches in web development – data binding, efficient DOM updates, event...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone iPad

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    A rich framework for building web applications and services. hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    MontageJS is a modern, full stack HTML5 framework designed to create single-page applications—fast! MontageJS uses time-tested design...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • DHTMLX icon


    DHTMLX is a JavaScript library that provides a comprehensive set of UI widgets and makes building web apps easy. Develop killer web...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    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...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Spine.js

    Spine - Build Awesome JavaScript MVC Applications

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Batman.js is a framework for building rich web applications with CoffeeScript or JavaScript. App code is concise and declarative...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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

  • DOMtastic

    Small & fast DOM and event library for modern browsers. Having the same familiar API as jQuery (but without the extra...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    YUI Discontinued

    YUI is a free, open source JavaScript and CSS library for building richly interactive web applications.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • qooxdoo

    qooxdoo is a universal JavaScript framework that enables you to create applications for a wide range of platforms. With its...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    PowerShell Pipeworks

    PowerShell Pipeworks is a Framework for making Sites and Services with Windows PowerShell. It is designed to do for web development...

    Free Windows

  • Bliss JS

    No lock-in, no wrapper objects Designed to work with Vanilla JS, not replace it. Light as a feather Only 3KB minified &...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • icon is a JavaScript library built on the Prototype JavaScript Framework, providing dynamic visual effects and user...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Prototype

  • MochiKit

    MochiKit is a highly documented and well tested suite of JavaScript libraries that will help you get things done, fast. It takes good...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • X Library

    X is a collection of loosely-bound, cross-browser, Javascript functions and objects. It is intended to be a resource from which you...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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