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Top Bootstrap Alternatives 2018


For a long time now, Bootstrap has been one of the most popular front-end frameworks and has been featured in the top list of many developers. There are not many frameworks out there like Bootstrap when it comes to designing splendid front-end websites. The user base of Bootstrap is really huge, and it is the second most starred project on GitHub, with over 127,000 stars by September 2018. While...

Top Angular Alternatives 2018


Angular is one of the most popular JavaScript frameworks and is used by companies such as Paypal, Upwork, Nike, Google, Sony, HBO and many more. The Google-developed web application was released in 2009 with the name of AngularJS. But the second version of the framework was renamed to Angular, which was initially released in 2014, and went into different previews to reach full release in 2016...

Tailwind CSS: Framework designed for rapid UI development


Tailwind CSS is a utility-first CSS framework for rapid UI development: in simpler words, it’s a CSS where class names are not based on their content but describe what they do. For example, it has a .text-center to be used if you want align text to the center, an .opacity-75 class to set the opacity of an element to 75%, .float-right class to moves the...

Fractures – An atomic CSS toolkit for building websites


Fractures is a CSS toolkit built by @pyx that may be used for quick prototyping as well as for production. The project consists of a library providing a set of CSS utility classes for handling spacing, grids, alignment and even typography in a matter of seconds. The good thing about fractures is  that it is atomic, non blocking: in other words it leaves UI untouched and you can use it in...

Reason – Meta Language Toolchain to Build Systems Rapidly


Reason is a meta language toolchain to build systems rapidly. It is a new interface to OCaml – a highly expressive dialect of the ML language featuring type inference and static type checking.Reason provides a new syntax and toolchain for editing, building, and sharing code, and will evolve in the open as a community collaboration. Reason already has contributors across several...

Cutestrap – Sassy, Opinionated CSS Framework


Cutestrap is a sassy, opinionated CSS Framework. A tiny alternative to Bootstrap. It supports Vertical Rhythm, Consistent pattern for form fields, 8kb minified, Smart defaults for all default elements (Conventional), CSS specificity is very low in the class hierarchy (Configurable), Solid foundation for a living styleguide using KSS. It is released under MIT License. Requirements: CSS Framework...

Solr – Open Source Enterprise Search Platform


Solr is the popular, blazing-fast, open source enterprise search platform built on Apache Lucene. It is highly reliable, scalable and fault tolerant, providing distributed indexing, replication and load-balanced querying, automated failover and recovery, centralized configuration and more. Solr powers the search and navigation features of many of the world’s largest internet sites. Requirements:...

Singer – Simple, Composable, Open Source ETL


Singer is an open-source standard for writing scripts that move data. It describes how data extraction scripts—called “Taps” —and data loading scripts—called “Targets”— should communicate, allowing them to be used in any combination to move data from any source to any destination. Send data between databases, web APIs, files, queues, and just about anything else you can think of. Singer powers...

Velocity Animation Outperforms jQuery at All Level


Velocity is a jQuery plugin that re-implements $.animate() to produce significantly greater performance (making Velocity also faster than CSS animations) while including several new features to improve animation workflow. Velocity outperforms jQuery at all levels of stress, Transit beginning at medium levels of stress, and GSAP beginning at high levels of stress. At minimum, Velocity is always on...

Build Dynamic Physics Interactions with Impulse jQuery


Impulse is a library for building dynamic physics based interactions, with a focus on mobile web.You can create animations that flow naturally from the user’s movements. Rather than animating properties for a set amount of time, impulse takes a start position, end position, and velocity. Impulse is small, weighing in at about 9k minified and gziped. Impulse has no large dependencies. It doesn’t...

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