25 Top JavaScript Framework

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I surfed many websites, most of them have searched for the difference between C and C++ etc. of those I can see the searches of difference between JQuery and AngularJS are predominantly high.

What is difference between JQuery and AngularJS is like asking What is different Between Human Heart and Human body? I added some points here to clarify between framework and library.  In my previous article, I wrote difference between framework and library. Please go through it.

Framework is like a human body. Library is a different parts of the body. Each and every part doing their own functionality within human body. Like, each library is doing that own functionality within Framework.

Once you click More.. link at each framework, you will get a surprise chance to visit Official website of the respected framework.

25 Top JavaScript Framework

Angular JS:


AngularJS (commonly referred to as “Angular” or “Angular.js“) is an open-source web application framework mainly maintained by Google. Angular.js is the powerful front-runner of the JavaScript frameworks, and is one of the most popular JavaScript frameworks out there in 2016. Approximately  8,400 sites are using AngularJS out of 1 million sites. More..



Backbone was created by Jeremy Ashkenas, who is also known for CoffeeScript and Underscore.js. Backbone.js is a JavaScript framework is based on the MVC application design paradigm. It is designed for developing single-page web applications, and for keeping various parts of web applications (e.g. multiple clients and the server) synchronized. More..



React.js is one of the most popular front-end JavaScript framework. With only 2 and half years of age, the framework is making news already and can be your UI framework for creating interactive and powerful web application. React abstracts away the DOM from you, giving a simpler programming model and better performance. Huge companies like Facebook and Instagram are using React.Js for front end development. More..





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. It all adds up to blazingly fast web apps with a great development process; it is batman.js. More..



EmberJS is another powerful MVC JavaScript framework. Ember was initially released in 2011 as open source JavaScript framework by Yehuda Katz under MIT license. EmberJS competes with the likes of Angular and React when it comes to building interactive frontend user interfaces and also has a very active community of developers. More..



The framework is famous for one big reason and that is the ability to create full end-to-end web applications with it.
The framework can be used to create real-time web applications with emphasis to almost all the phases of development including back end, front end, database and business logic. More..






Polymer.js is a different ball game altogether. Polymer was released by Google back in 2013. Polymer uses the concept of web components to extend HTML capabilities.

Polymer gives powers and brings structure in building custom HTML elements using browser based technologies that includes web components. More..



With only 5 months of age, Aurelia is the new kid on the blog. With a professional team backing up the project, the framework production version is already out.

The framework takes the hints from Angular 1 or 2 and uses them to create something power we have not seen. The architectural design is also modular and offers great control over the framework. Surely, a framework to watch out in 2015. More..






KnockoutJS was initially released by Steve Sanderson in 2010 as open source JavaScript Framework.  Knockout works under the MVVM Pattern.  It is slowly growing framework compared with other framework. It a little different from Ember and Angular. More..



Mercury is the creation of Raynos. It is a open source framework under MIT licensee. It is fast growing in popularity and is getting lot of attention from the community of JavaScript Developers.

Mercury appears to be inspired by react and runs on the concept of virtual DOM rendering. It is modern JavaScript framework, fully modular and can be used to the extent you need.

Looking at the underlying concepts, compact size, modular approach, performance and popularity, Mercury makes its place in list of best 10 JavaScript frameworks of modern times. More..



Vue.Js is the creation of Evan you. It was first released in 2014 as open source framework for public use under MIT license. It is follows MVVW design and has a very simple API. It is one of the fast growing framework . It is a simple but powerfull framework. More..






Looking to build a video game that runs entirely on modern web standards and across browsers? Take a look at Babylon.js, a 3d game engine based on WebGL and JavaScript. You can create incredibly high-quality games complete with physics, audio and particle systems among other things.

Whenever you are building a video game or a complex 3D scene of any sorts, it is a good framework to start it. More..



ActiveJS is a JavaScript application framework that provides local.

It is REST based data modeling and pure DOM view construction with back button and history support along with framework agnostics and lack of external dependencies. More..



Sammy.js is a tiny JavaScript framework developed to ease the pain and provide a basic structure for developing JavaScript applications.

Sammy tries to achieve this by providing a small ‘core’ framework and an ever-growing list of plugins for specific functionality. More..


Twitter Bootstrap


Bootstrap is a sleek, intuitive, and powerful front-end framework for faster and easier web development, created by Mark Otto and Jacob Thornton. Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web. More..

Mocha Js


It is a simple, flexible and fun framework. Mocha is a feature-rich JavaScript test framework running on Node.js and the browser, making asynchronous testing simple and fun. Mocha tests run serially, allowing for flexible and accurate reporting, while mapping uncaught exceptions to the correct test cases. Hosted on GitHub. More..



Qooxdoo is a universal JavaScript framework with a coherent set of individual components and a powerful toolchain.

It is open source under liberal licenses, and supported by one of the world’s leading web hosts. includes support for professional JavaScript development, a graphical user interface (GUI) toolkit and high-level client-server communication.

It is more powerful framework, which was launched at Sep 2015. More..





Ext JS


Ext JS is a pure JavaScript application framework for building interactive cross platform web applications using techniques such as Ajax, DHTML and DOM scripting.Originally built as an add-on library extension of YUI by Jack Slocum April 15, 2007,Ext JS includes interoperability with jQuery and Prototype. More..




Webix is a JavaScript and HTML5 framework for developing cross-platform data-rich mobile and desktop web applications with highly responsive user interfaces.

The library is distributed under both open-source GNU GPLv3 and Commercial licenses, and comes in Stand Webix is developed by IT outsourcing company XB Software, headquartered in Minsk, Belarus. XB uses Webix in the solutions they build for paying customers.

Webix was released in July, 2013 as an improved and extended version of DHTMLX Touch”,a JavaScript Mobile Framework for HTML5 web apps. More..



Sproutcore powers a lot of high profile apps including MobileMe amongst others. Sproutcore has a steeper learning curve compared to the other options but makes up for it with developer productivity once he/she has learned the ropes. This framework boasts a UI framework, the market standard MVC architecture and well written documentation. More..

Asana Luna


When writing a complex, highly-responsive web application, there are all kinds of really difficult programming tasks that you end up doing over and over again for every feature you want to write. These are pains all too familiar to authors of Web2.0-style software (and interactive software in general). We built Luna, an in-house end-to-end framework that automates the busy work of writing rich web applications to an unprecedented degree. More..



Cappuccino was created by the 280North team, now owned by Motorola. This framework gained significant coverage with the release of the 280Slides — built completely with Cappuccino.

This framework varies dramatically from the others in that a developers doesn’t need to understand or work with any of the front end trifecta — HTML, CSS or the DOM. More..






Eyeballs.js is a slim javascript library designed to sit on top of a javascript framework, such as jQuery or Prototype. eyeballs.js can sit on top of an already implemented web app with a well thought out object model.

It can also be used to build standalone javascript apps, backed by HTML5 local storage or something like CouchDB. More..




Spine is a lightweight framework for building JavaScript web applications.

Spine gives you a MVC structure and then gets out of your way, allowing you to concentrate on the fun stuff, building awesome web applications. More..






CoreMVC 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. More..



Some abandoned JavaScript frameworks are :

  1. CupQ
  2. midori
  3. MochiKit
  4. Rico
  5. YUI


Today, we explored top 25 Best JavaScript frameworks. These frameworks offer both functionality and agility. Each of the frameworks has their own place in the industry and it depends on the project requirements.

If I miss any of your favorite framework, Please do share in comment box.