2018 Trends: Popular JavaScript Frameworks on GitHub

Popularity of JavaScript is rising day by day.
More and more developers are creating frameworks that would not only help the JavaScript programmers in saving time, but they also help the developers to create cost effective, efficient and safe applications.


Let us first take a look on the advantages of using frameworks, which are as follows:

1) Cost-effective

Most of the frameworks of JavaScript are free and open source.
As frameworks help the developers to build custom applications much faster, the relative price for web applications will become lower.

2) Efficiency

Instead of writing hundreds of thousands of lines of code, you can achieve much efficient result by using the frameworks, which are not only optimized but they are also build upon the well-structured patterns and functions.

3) Safety

Popular JavaScript frameworks have not only a support of large community on GitHub, but they have also the best security arrangements.

Let us have a look on the popular JavaScript Frameworks on GitHub as of February 2018!


React is a JavaScript framework for building user interfaces.
React has the motto:“Learn Once, Write Anywhere.”
React is a component-based and a declarative framework.
By using React, you can design simple views for each state in your application, and React will efficiently update and render just the right components when your data changes. Declarative views make your code more predictable, simpler to understand, and easier to debug.

React also creates components that manage their own state, then compose them to make complex UIs.
Since component logic is written in JavaScript instead of templates, you can easily pass rich data through your app and keep state out of the DOM. On GitHub, it has over 89000 stars. You can learn more about React on https://github.com/facebook/react.

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Vue is also a popular framework for building user interfaces.
According to GitHub page of Vue, it is designed from the ground up to be incrementally adoptable, and can easily scale between a library and a framework depending on different use cases.

It consists of an approachable core library that focuses on the view layer only, and an ecosystem of supporting libraries that helps you tackle complexity in large Single-Page Applications. On GitHub, it has over 84000 stars.
You can learn more about Vue on https://github.com/vuejs/vue.

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According to the official page, Meteor is an ultra-simple environment and framework for building modern web applications. With Meteor you write apps in modern JavaScript that send data over the wire, rather than HTML using your choice of popular open-source libraries.

On GitHub, it has over 39000 stars.
You can learn more about Meteor on https://github.com/meteor/meteor.

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Angular is an environment and framework for building mobile and desktop web applications using JavaScript and also other languages.

On GitHub, it has over 33000 stars.
You can learn more about Angular on https://github.com/angular/angular.

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Ember.js is a JavaScript framework that cost-effective, economical in terms of time and resources needed to build any web application.

Ember.js also provides access to the most prominent and advanced features of JavaScript, HTML and the Browser giving everything you, the developer, need to create your next revolutionary web application.

On GitHub, it has over 33000 stars.
You can learn more about Ember.js on https://github.com/emberjs/ember.js.

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Note: At the end, I must mention that use the above-mentioned frameworks according to your goals, requirements and functionality. All of the frameworks are versatile in nature, giving various different features, to meet your requirements.
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