14 of the Best JavaScript Libraries and Frameworks to Try Out in

14 of the Best JavaScript Libraries and Frameworks to Try Out in 2020

In this post, we look at the best JavaScript libraries and frameworks to try in 2020. Why? Well, with JavaScript being available in every web browser, this makes it the most accessible programming language of today.

During the 2010s, JavaScript libraries and frameworks became reliable choices for front-end developers.

For each framework that we explore in today’s list, we will let you know the reason for its popularity, how to get started with the framework, and assess the maturity and community support of the framework.

If you are a new developer, this post should guide you in making a choice of frameworks that you can start with. If you intend to use these libraries for your WordPress site, you should go through this guide on JavaScript for WordPress before considering the frameworks in this post.

Let’s get the list going:

(In no particular order)

Best JavaScript libraries and frameworks: angular

Angular is one of the most mature JavaScript frameworks available today. Google released its first version as AngularJS back in 2010. A major change in philosophy came in 2016 with the release of Angular 2, and the framework was renamed just Angular in common parlance.

Angular provides you with the ability to control both UI components and behaviors. Angular treats each DOM element as a component. You can then either track or associate various behaviors to each directive.

Angular is a TypeScript based framework, so the learning curve is steep. You need to invest a significant amount of time to master Angular, though it would give you rewards later.

Here’s a guide to creating your first app with Angular. If you haven’t used TypeScript before, this short introduction should get you started.

Best JavaScript libraries and frameworks: react

React is yet another framework to create user interfaces. This JavaScript framework developed as an internal project at Facebook until its public release in 2013. It is a mature project with a substantial contributor base and good support online.

React is used in all of the parent company’s web and mobile products — Facebook,

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This article was written by Shaumik Daityari and originally published on CodeinWP.

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