React Alternatives

    React is described as 'A JavaScript library for building user interfaces' and is a popular app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to React for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Vue.js, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like React are AngularJS (Free, Open Source), UIkit (Free, Open Source), Gatsby (Freemium, Open Source) and Svelte (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 28, 2021

    1. Ext JS is a JavaScript library for building interactive web applications using techniques such as Ajax, DHTML and DOM scripting. Ext includes interoperability with jQuery and Prototype.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Mithril is a modern client-side Javascript framework for building Single Page Applications. It's small (< 8kb gzip), fast and provides routing and XHR utilities out of the box.
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      Preact is a fast UI framework with the same same ES6 API as React but just 3kB in size. Virtual DOM Components and high React compatibility help with familiarity and re-usability.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
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      Ligi.js is a Javascript micro-library for keeping DOM elements in sync with arrays, and updating only properties that have changed. It is not a full declarative framework, but a simple set of utilities to help with reactivity in pure Javascript.
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    2. 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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      W2UI is a small JavaScript UI library with a complete set of widgets: layout, grid, sidebar, toolbar, tabs, fields, popup, utilities.
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    3. MWF is a system that allows site authors to consider how best to tell the story of Microsoft products and services with confidence that the modular pieces will support and work together.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      A reactive frontend framework for JavaScript.
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    4. Simple, declarative AJAX using HTML attributes
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      🚀 Web-components made lightweight. Future-proof. LEGO (Lightweight Embedded Gluten-free Objects) is a NodeJS tool to build 🚀 fast, ?? reactive, 🏡 native web-component bricks that are easy to digest 🌱 for your browser.
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