Front-end Technologies

PaperJS

Vector graphics scripting framework that runs on top of the HTML5 Canvas. It offers a clean Scene Graph / Document Object Model and a lot of powerful functionality to create and work with vector graphics and bezier curves.

PixiJS

An open source JavaScript Web Graphics Library, used as HTML5 2D rendering engine, has canvas fallback. Aims to provide a fast lightweight 2D library that works across all devices.

Polymer

An open-source JavaScript library for building apps via web components; developed by Google and used by a number of Google services, e.g. YouTube Gaming, Google I/O websites, Google Play Music. 

PostCSS

Software development tool that uses JavaScript-based plugins to automate routine CSS operations. PostCSS and its plugins are written in Node.js, so they can be managed with npm.

PrimeNG

Collection of rich UI components for Angular 2. PrimeNG is a sibling of the popular JavaServer Faces Component Suite, PrimeFaces. Based on the success of the PrimeFaces, it represents a subset of those components that target only AngularJS.

Prototype

JavaScript framework created as part of the foundation for Ajax support in Ruby on Rails. Distributed standalone, but also as part of larger projects, such as Ruby on Rails, script.aculo.us and Rico.

ReactJS

JavaScript library which is used for building user interfaces specifically for single page applications and handling view layer for web and mobile apps. React also allows to create reusable UI components.

Redux

Framework-agnostic tool for managing both data-state and UI-state in JavaScript applications. Provides an easy way to centralize the state of your application. Best suited for Single Page Applications (SPAs) where managing state over time can be complex.

Relay

A framework for organizing JavaScript apps into scoped modules that are tied to HTML nodes. Allows each view to declare its own data requirements in the form of a GraphQL query fragment.

RequireJS

JavaScript file and module loader that helps load the scripts and manage dependencies between them. Optimized for in-browser use, but it can be used in other JavaScript environments, like Rhino and Node.

RxJS

Library for working with asynchronous operations, with special emphasis on multi-valued operations. The library gives the developer a common "language" they can use to write functional code to manipulate asynchronous streams no matter the stream source.

SAML

XML-based framework for communicating user authentication, entitlement, and attribute information. Main purpose is facilitating the creation and exchanging security information between online partners.

Sass

Syntactically awesome stylesheets (Sass) is CSS pre-processor with syntax advancements. Stylesheets in the advanced syntax are processed by the program, and turned into regular CSS stylesheets.

SCSS

An extension of CSS. SCSS contains all the features of CSS, but has been expanded to include the features of Sass as well.

SCSS (Sassy CSS) is a type of syntaxes available for Sass, being an extension of the syntax of CSS. This syntax is enhanced with the Sass features described below. Files using this syntax have the .scss extension.

Socket.IO

JavaScript networking library that runs server-side on Node.js and in the browser. It abstracts away websockets and other communication schemes and thus enables to "push" messages from the client to the server and vice versa using symmetric syntax.

Spine JS

A JavaScript MVC framework for building web apps. Aims to simplify MVC and integrates well with CoffeeScript. It is simple, lightweight, has minimal dependencies and approachable source code; great for teams. 

Stylus

Dynamic stylesheet language that is compiled into Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Regarded as the fourth most used CSS preprocessor syntax.

Sublime Text

Fast and feature-packed text and development editor for Windows, OS X and Linux. Sublime Text is beginner-friendly, you can customize almost any aspect of the sublime editor. Featured by the speed and stability.

Three.js

A framework build on top of WebGL which makes it easier to create 3D graphics in the browser, it uses a canvas + WebGL to display the 3D scene.

Turret

Styles and browser behaviour normalisation framework for rapid development of responsive and accessible websites. Designed to make responsive, accessible, and scalable CSS development simple, and predictable.

TypeScript

Extension (a “superset”) of the JavaScript language. It differentiates itself from competitors like CoffeeScript and Dart in that plain JavaScript code can be intermixed with TypeScript. Primarily provides optional static typing, classes and interfaces.

Underscore.js

JavaScript library that provides useful functional programming helpers without extending any built-in objects. It adds a bunch of basic operations on arrays, collections, functions, and objects.

Vanilla JS

A term for library/framework free JavaScript. Using "VanillaJS" means using plain JavaScript without any additional libraries like jQuery.

Vue

Library for building modern web interfaces. It provides data-reactive components with a simple and flexible API. Vue.js is focused on the ViewModel layer of the MVVM pattern.

Vuex

State management pattern + library for Vue.js applications. It serves as a centralized store for all the components in an application, with rules ensuring that the state can only be mutated in a predictable fashion.

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