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Choosing the Right JavaScript Framework in 2020


Being one of the best scripting languages for creating attractive and functional interfaces, JavaScript has become the most popular choice among web app developers because of its vigorous features and functions. JavaScript is used to build server-side, client-side, desktop, and mobile apps.

However, there’s one thing that most developers often get confused with while using JavaScript—selecting the best JavaScript Framework—and choosing the right framework that provides all the essential functionalities is very crucial for using JavaScript. Here we'll talk about selecting the best JavaScript framework to use in your web app.

After in-depth research, our team of experienced developers created this list of the best JavaScript frameworks in 2020 and their key features.

1. Angular JS

The reason we put Angular JS at number one is that it is an all-in-one framework that gives you the ability to create accessible applications with multiple features. It is an open-source framework that is used for creating dynamic web applications. Angular JS is based on client-side technology, which makes it capable of bringing functionalities like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript together. 

  • Supports TypeScript version 2.4

  • Detects errors in code as soon as you type

  • Simplifies the development of progressive web applications

  • Includes new features of string-based enums

  • Remove unnecessary code with the help of the build optimizer function

2. ReactJS

ReactJS is a JavaScript library that is maintained by Facebook. It is also an open-source JS library that can be used to build user interfaces for cross-platform apps and responsive single-page applications. What makes ReactJS more interesting is that it can handle new layers for your web and mobile apps.

  • Build standalone applications for both iOS and Android with one configuration file

  • Provide quick publishing of app updates

  • Create new builds for Android and iOS with Expo in just one click

  • Uses JavaScript extension JSX to keep syntaxes shorter and simple

  • Easily pair-up with Laravel PHP framework for app development

3. Vue.js

Vue.js was introduced by Evan You in 2013 and is widely popular in mobile app development. In fact, it is the only framework that is competition for ReactJS and Angular JS. Vue.js uses the most common web technologies to build apps according to user needs. It can easily integrate with other JavaScript libraries and is capable of reusing existing projects. 

  • An open-source framework that comes with an adaptable architecture

  • Easy to download and install as the file size of the framework is 18–21 KB

  • Write application code with ease because of comprehensive documentation

  • Provides better TypeScript integration

  • Easy integration with different programming languages

4. NodeJS

NodeJS is one of the best cross-platform app development frameworks as it is a JavaScript runtime environment focused on server-side development. This open-source framework can also be used to develop APIs and backend services. One thing that you should know about NodeJS is that the runtime is not built in JavaScript; it is made with C++ and C programming languages.

  • Facility to create network applications with concurrent architecture

  • Easy installation and execution

  • Provides high performance of HTTP and TCP protocols

  • Helps in reducing page load time

5. Meteor JS

Meteor JS is an open-source full-stack JavaScript framework that is developed using the Node.js environment. It was initially launched as Skybreak, which was designed to build full-featured applications. It provides an extensive range of JavaScript libraries and packages.

  • Provides responsive design to your web apps so that they can run smoothly on both desktop and mobile

  • Get real-time updates as changes are made

  • Push your app to deployment with a single command

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August 28, 2020

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