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20 Amazing JavaScript Libraries

JavaScript Libraries are vital when using animation, special effects, or complex structures. Though there are ways to accomplish tasks without them, they clearly reduce code time and provide efficient algorithms. Who could resist writing a single line of code instead of twenty?


In this article, we present 20 Amazing JavaScript libraries that let you traverse HTML, create graphs, apply rounded corners, and so much more. Each of these libraries is hand-picked by Lateral Code to provide you a better coding experience. Without further ado, let’s begin:

1. Dojo Toolkit

Dojo Toolkit

2. Yahoo User Interface Library

Yahoo User Interface Library

3. Prototype JS

Prototype JS

4. JQuery


5. MochiKit


6. Ext JS

Ext JS

7. Open Rico

Open Rico

8. Qooxdoo


9. Moo Tools

Moo Tools

10. X Library

X Library

11. Curvy Corners

Curvy Corners

12. Nifty Corners

Nifty Corners

13. Lightbox


14. Scriptaculous


15. Bytefx


16. TimePlot


17. Plotr


18. SACK


19. Smooth Gallery

Smooth Gallery

20. Flickrshow


Good luck!


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4 Responses to “20 Amazing JavaScript Libraries”

  1. Paul says:

    DHTMLX library would make this list more complete. It delivers the whole set of out-of-the-box UI widgets for building rich, interactive web apps.

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