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The last project highlighted in 2019 is Sarus: a library to handle WebSocket connections. Its weight is only 1.5 kB but it can make applications more resilient by reconnecting automatically to the server if the connection is lost.

A short update about Best of JavaScript: we added a link called “Tags” to the top navigation menu. Go to https://bestofjs.org/tags to check at a glance all the tags we use to categorize the projects. Reach us on GitHub to give us feedback!

Next time, we will check the trendiest projects of the year. The famous JavaScript Rising Stars will be back, stay tuned!

Growing Fast This Week

By % of GitHub stars added (relative growth) this week
1
Sarus
Sarus
A WebSocket JavaScript library
Homepage
+88.1%
2
Scully
Scully
The Static Site Generator for Angular apps
GitHub
+30.7%
3
Alpine.js
Alpine.js
A rugged, minimal framework for composing JavaScript behavior in your markup
GitHub
+24.4%
4
Outline
Outline
The fastest wiki and knowledge base for growing teams
Homepage
+11.5%
5
Tesseract.js
Tesseract.js
Pure Javascript OCR for more than 100 Languages
Homepage
+6.5%
6
Emoji Mart
Emoji Mart
One component to pick them all
Homepage
+3.1%
7
React Hook Form
React Hook Form
React hooks for forms validation without the hassle.
Homepage
+3.0%
8
react-mosaic
react-mosaic
A React tiling window manager
Homepage
+2.5%
9
Code Surfer
Code Surfer
Rad code slides </>
Homepage
+2.1%
10
discord.js
discord.js
A powerful JavaScript library for interacting with the Discord API
Homepage
+2.0%

Trending This Week

By number of GitHub stars added this week
1
Tesseract.js
Tesseract.js
Pure Javascript OCR for more than 100 Languages
Homepage
+1.2 k
2
Outline
Outline
The fastest wiki and knowledge base for growing teams.
Homepage
+732
3
Svelte
Svelte
Cybernetically enhanced web apps
Homepage
+434
4
Vue.js
Vue.js
A progressive, incrementally-adoptable framework for building UI on the web
Homepage
+382
5
VS Code
VS Code
Visual Studio Code
Homepage
+366
6
Vue Element Admin
Vue Element Admin
A magical vue admin
GitHub
+355
7
JS Algorithms & Data Structures
JS Algorithms & Data Structures
Algorithms and data structures implemented in JavaScript
GitHub
+326
8
React
React
A declarative, efficient, and flexible JavaScript library for building UI
Homepage
+308
9
You Don't Know JS
You Don't Know JS
A book series on JavaScript
GitHub
+239
10
Clean Code
Clean Code
Clean Code concepts adapted for JavaScript
GitHub
+230

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