10 Alternative and Capable JavaScript Frameworks (Part II)

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As we have promised, here are the last 10 of what we think are the most promising JavaScript frameworks. Enjoy!

10 Alternative and Capable JavaScript Frameworks (Part I)

1. batman

batman.js is a full-stack microframework extracted from real use and designed to maximize developer and designer happiness. It favors convention over configuration, template-less views, and high performance by simply not doing very much.



2. CorMVC

Is a jQuery-powered Model-View-Controller (MVC) framework that can aide in the development of single-page, web-based applications. CorMVC stands for client-only-required model-view-controller and is designed to be lowest possible entry point to learning about single-page application architecture.



3. TrimJunction

The open source Junction framework is a conventions-over-configuration, synchronizing web MVC framework for JavaScript. TrimPath Junction is a clone or port of the terrific Ruby on Rails web MVC framework into JavaScript.


Source + Demo

4. PureMVC

Is a lightweight framework for creating applications based upon the classic Model, View and Controller concept.


Source + Demo

5. Jamal

Is a set of conventions and small javascript libraries to archive a complete separation of HTML, CSS and JavaScript in your web application. Jamal is built on jQuery and inspired by MVC frameworks like Ruby on Rails, CakePHP and its derivatives.


Source + Demo

6. Knockout

Is a JavaScript library that helps you to create rich, responsive display and editor user interfaces with a clean underlying data model.


Source + Demo

7. Ext JS 4

Brings a whole new way to build client applications, by introducing the popular model-view-controller pattern to Ext JS.

Ext JS 4


8. Angular

Supports the entire development process, provides structure for your web apps, and works with the best JS libraries. With angular, the view and data model are always in sync — there is no need for manual DOM manipulation.


Source + Demo

9. 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.


Source + Demo

10. Choco

Brings the MVC to the client side! A Choco app consists of only one HTML page, all the interactions are managed by JavaScript. Your UI only uses HTML and CSS!


Source + Demo

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Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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