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Exploring JS Frameworks with Component Party

Good morning, and happy MonDEV to all! ☕

I hope your week is off to a great start, and you're ready to dive into some code. 😄 Last week, we talked about the backend, so this week, it's only fair to make our frontend friends in the newsletter happy.

In case you're wondering, no, today, I won't be discussing yet another JavaScript framework that popped up somewhere over the weekend. But if one had, you'd probably find it on the website I'm about to recommend.

Today, I'd like to introduce you to Component Party!

How many times have you wondered how to achieve a specific result in a JavaScript framework different from the one you're used to? For example, how to declare a component in Svelte? How are refs handled in Qwik? How do you manage forms with Alpine? The list of frameworks is now quite extensive, and while the operations are more or less the same, the way you perform them can vary greatly and be disorienting! Unless you're writing some code while poring over the documentation, hoping it's clear (which, as we all know, isn't always the case), or following some introductory video that often drags on (and requires more time), you don't have many options. Plus, you would have explored only one possibility.

A valid alternative to get a quick initial overview of various frameworks is Component Party: this website allows you to compare the core syntax of a long list of frameworks, seeing how to achieve the same results side by side, with the respective code snippets.

From managing reactivity to templating and component lifecycles, Component Party is a more than worthy companion for your next choice, or at least to get a taste of the various possibilities in a continually evolving landscape like that of JavaScript frameworks.

Which is the latest one you've tried or the next one you intend to explore? Let me know if you spot something interesting among those listed.

Furthermore, Component Party is an open-source project, so if you want to add a missing framework or integrate something into the existing ones, it's a win for everyone!

As always, you can find the newsletter at this link: let me know if you know of other similar tools so we can share them with others! For the rest, have a great week, everyone, and Happy Coding! 0_1

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