Best JavaScript Libraries for Developers

Hi all,
Today we are discussing one important and lated topic for developers related to JavaScript Library.

A JavaScript library is a library of pre-written JavaScript which allows for easier development of JavaScript-based applications, especially for AJAX and other web-centric technologies.
The following JavaScript Libraries are useful almost every purpose for developers. They are:

  1. Stretchy
  2. Jet.js
  3. NippleJS
  4. UpUp
  5. LoadJS
  6. Wallop

  7. Highlighter.js
  8. Pleasewait.js
  9. HTMl5tooltips.js
  10. Spectacle
  11. Bootbox.js
  12. Closure Library


Stretchy is a javascript library to make form elements autosizing, the way it should be..


  • Automatically accounts for newly added controls.
  • Handles multiple types of form controls
  • no jQuery or other dependencies

  • Works in all modern browsers
  • Tiny footprint
  • Everything configurable via HTML
  • No JS knowledge required

2. Jet.js

It is used to create native css search engine. It is a light-weight library. It is javascript library. It is used to provide structure to the organization and layout of the code.


  • Small in Size, Under 10kb uncompressed.
  • Clear IP Assignment, all code held by BrandedCode, all contributors need to sign the Dojo Foundation CLA.
  • Structured and Intuitive API.

  • High speed for high performance websites.
  • No library dependencies, completely standalone.

3. NippleJS

NippleJS is a javascript library to create virtual joystick for touch capable interfaces.


UpUp is a tinny javascript library. This library is used to makes sure your users can always access your site’s content.


LoadJS is a tinny asynchronus javascript library. It works in all modern browser. It has a simple yet powerful dependency management system.


Wallop is a minimal (4kb) library for showing and hiding things. It adds helper HTML classes in the correct HTML elements and previous and next buttons, to let you move forward or backward.


  • Dependency free
  • Mobile first
  • 4KB minified
  • Progressive enhancement
  • Custom events and API available
  • Transitions/Animations are all in CSS
  • Flexible & Scalable
  • Minimal JavaScript


Highlighter is a pure javascript library. This to allow you to easily navigate, select and highlight the DOM elements.


Please-Wait-js a javascript simple library to show your users a beautiful splash page while your application loads.

Example Code

var loading_screen = pleaseWait({
logo: "assets/images/pathgather.png",
backgroundColor: '#f46d3b',
loadingHtml: "



It is written in pure javascript. It’s a light and clean tooltips. It helps to develope smooth 3D animation with CSS.


It’s ReactJS based Presentation Library. Spectacle is an open source javascript library.


  • user interaction
  • very smooth combinable transitions
  • full-width adjustable opacity background imagery


It’s a small pure javascript library. It helps you to create programmatic dialog boxes using Bootstrap modals.

12. Closure Library

The Closure Library is a broad, modular, well-tested, and cross-browser JavaScript library.

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