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πŸš€10 Trending projects on GitHub for web developers - 17th July 2020

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1. Super Expressive

Super Expressive is a JavaScript library that allows you to build regular expressions in almost natural language - with no extra dependencies, and a lightweight code footprint (less than 3kb with minification + gzip!).

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🦜 Super Expressive is a zero-dependency JavaScript library for building regular expressions in (almost) natural language

Super Expressive

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Super Expressive is a JavaScript library that allows you to build regular expressions in almost natural language - with no extra dependencies, and a lightweight code footprint (less than 4kb with minification + gzip!).


Why?

Regex is a very powerful tool, but its terse and cryptic vocabulary can make constructing and communicating them with others a challenge. Even developers who understand them well can have trouble reading their own back just a few months later! In addition, they can't be…


2. React Hook Form

Performant, flexible and extensible forms with easy to use validation.

GitHub logo react-hook-form / react-hook-form

πŸ“‹ React Hooks for forms validation (Web + React Native)

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Version 7 | Version 6

Features

Install

npm install react-hook-form

Links

Quickstart

import React from 'react';
import { useForm } from 'react-hook-form';
function App() {
  const {
    register,
    handleSubmit,
    formState: { errors },
  } = useForm();
  const onSubmit = (data) => console.log(data);

  return (
    <form onSubmit={handleSubmit(onSubmit)}>
      <input {...register('firstName')} /> {/* register an input */}
      <input
…
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3. Microsoft Fast

This is the FAST monorepo, containing web component packages, tools, examples, and documentation. FAST tech can be used Γ  la carte or as a suite to build enterprise-grade websites, applications, components, design systems, and more.

GitHub logo microsoft / fast

The adaptive interface system for modern web experiences.

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FAST

License: MIT lerna TypeScript code style: prettier

Maintainability Test Coverage workflows

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This is the FAST monorepo, containing web component packages, tools, examples, and documentation. FAST tech can be used Γ  la carte or as a suite to build enterprise-grade websites, applications, components, design systems, and more.

⭐ We appreciate your star, it helps!

Introduction

FAST is a collection of technologies built on Web Components and modern Web Standards, designed to help you efficiently tackle some of the most common challenges in website and application design and development.

TL;DR

  • Create reusable UI components based on web component standards.
  • Use our standard library of pre-built web components in your apps.
  • Choose between two adaptive design systems: Fluent Design and FAST Frame.
  • Build your own design system without re-implementing component logic.
  • Integrate with any front-end framework or build system.

For an in-depth explanation of FAST see our docs introduction.

Packages

@microsoft/fast-element

License: MIT npm version

The @microsoft/fast-element library is a lightweight means to easily build performant…


4. Phaser

Phaser is a fast, free, and fun open source HTML5 game framework that offers WebGL and Canvas rendering across desktop and mobile web browsers. Games can be compiled to iOS, Android and native apps by using 3rd party tools. You can use JavaScript or TypeScript for development.

GitHub logo photonstorm / phaser

Phaser is a fun, free and fast 2D game framework for making HTML5 games for desktop and mobile web browsers, supporting Canvas and WebGL rendering.

Phaser - HTML5 Game Framework

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Phaser is a fast, free, and fun open source HTML5 game framework that offers WebGL and Canvas rendering across desktop and mobile web browsers. Games can be compiled to iOS, Android and native apps by using 3rd party tools. You can use JavaScript or TypeScript for development.

Along with the fantastic open source community, Phaser is actively developed and maintained by Photon Storm. As a result of rapid support, and a developer friendly API, Phaser is currently one of the most starred game frameworks on GitHub.

Thousands of developers from indie and multi-national digital agencies, and universities worldwide use Phaser. Take a look at their incredible games.

Visit: The Phaser website and follow on Phaser Twitter
Play: Some of the amazing games #madewithphaser
Learn: API Docs, Support Forum and StackOverflow
Code: 1770+ Examples (source available in this repo)
Read: The Phaser…


5. Tabler Icons

A set of over 550 free MIT-licensed high-quality SVG icons for you to use in your web projects. Each icon is designed on a 24x24 grid and a 2px stroke.

Devicon it's 78 icons and 200+ versions. And it's growing!

GitHub logo tabler / tabler-icons

A set of over 1250 free MIT-licensed high-quality SVG icons for you to use in your web projects.

Tabler Icons

A set of over 1250 free MIT-licensed high-quality SVG icons for you to use in your web projects. Each icon is designed on a 24x24 grid and a 2px stroke.

If you want to support my project and help me grow it, you can become a sponsor on GitHub or just donate on PayPal :)

Icons search: https://tabler-icons.io/

Sponsors

Preview

Sponsor Tabler

Sponsor Tabler

Installation

npm install @tabler/icons --save

or just download from Github.

Usage

All icons are built with SVG, so you can place them as <img>, background-image and inline in HTML code.

HTML image

If you load an icon as an image, you can modify its size using CSS.

<img src="path/to/icon.svg" alt="icon title" />
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Inline HTML

You can paste the content of the icon file into your HTML code to display it on the page.

<a href=""
…
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6. Quasar

Build high-performance VueJS user interfaces in record time: responsive Single Page Apps, SSR Apps, PWAs, Browser extensions, Hybrid Mobile Apps and Electron Apps. If you want, all using the same codebase!

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Quasar Framework - Build high-performance VueJS user interfaces in record time

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Quasar Framework

Build high-performance VueJS user interfaces in record time: responsive Single Page Apps, SSR Apps, PWAs, Browser extensions, Hybrid Mobile Apps and Electron Apps. If you want, all using the same codebase!

Join the chat at https://chat.quasar.dev https://good-labs.github.io/greater-good-affirmation/assets/images/badge.svg

Please submit a PR to https://github.com/quasarframework/quasar-awesome with your website/app/Quasar tutorial/video etc. Thank you!

Supporting Quasar

Quasar Framework is an MIT-licensed open source project. Its ongoing development is made possible thanks to the support by these awesome backers.

Please read our manifest on Why donations are important. If you'd like to become a donator, check out Quasar Framework's Donator campaign.

Proudly sponsored by:

Documentation

Head on to the Quasar Framework official website: https://quasar.dev

Stay in Touch

For latest releases and announcements, follow on Twitter: @quasarframework

Chat Support

Ask questions at the official community Discord server: https://chat.quasar.dev

Community Forum

Ask questions at the official community forum: https://forum.quasar.dev

Contributing

Please make sure to read the Contributing Guide…


7. MDX: Markdown for the component era

MDX is an authorable format that lets you seamlessly use JSX in your markdown documents. You can import components, like interactive charts or notifications, and export metadata. This makes writing long-form content with components a blast.

GitHub logo mdx-js / mdx

JSX in Markdown for ambitious projects

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MDX: Markdown for the component era πŸš€

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MDX is an authorable format that lets you seamlessly use JSX in your markdown documents You can import components, like interactive charts or notifications, and export metadata This makes writing long-form content with components a blast.

Example

See MDX in action:

import { Chart } from '../components/chart'

# Here’s a chart

The chart is rendered inside our MDX document.

<Chart />
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Intro

MDX is markdown for the component era. It lets you write JSX embedded inside markdown. That’s a great combination because it allows you to use markdown’s often terse syntax (such as # heading) for the little things and JSX for more advanced components.

❀️ Powerful: MDX blends markdown and JSX syntax to fit perfectly in React/JSX-based projects.

πŸ’» Everything is a component: Use existing components inside your MDX and import other MDX files as plain…


8. Video.js

Video.js is a web video player built from the ground up for an HTML5 world. It supports HTML5 and Flash video, as well as YouTube and Vimeo (through plugins). It supports video playback on desktops and mobile devices.

GitHub logo videojs / video.js

Video.js - open source HTML5 & Flash video player

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Video.js - HTML5 Video Player

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NPM

Video.js is a web video player built from the ground up for an HTML5 world. It supports HTML5 video and Media Source Extensions, as well as other playback techs like YouTube and Vimeo (through plugins). It supports video playback on desktops and mobile devices. This project was started mid 2010, and the player is now used on over 50,000 100,000 200,000 400,000 600,000 websites.

Table of Contents

Quick Start

Thanks to the awesome folks over at Fastly, there's a free, CDN hosted version of Video.js that anyone can use. Add these tags to your document's <head>:

<link href="//vjs.zencdn.net/7.10.2/video-js.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="//vjs.zencdn.net/7.10.2/video.min.js"></script>
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For the latest version of video.js and URLs to use, check out the Getting Started page on…


9. Outline

An open, extensible, wiki for your team built using React and Node.js.

GitHub logo outline / outline

The fastest wiki and knowledge base for growing teams. Beautiful, feature rich, and markdown compatible.

An open, extensible, wiki for your team built using React and Node.js.
Try out Outline using our hosted version at www.getoutline.com.

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This is the source code that runs Outline and all the associated services. If you want to use Outline then you don't need to run this code, we offer a hosted version of the app at getoutline.com.

If you'd like to run your own copy of Outline or contribute to development then this is the place for you.

Installation

Outline requires the following dependencies:

  • Node.js >= 12
  • Yarn
  • Postgres >=9.5
  • Redis >= 4
  • AWS S3 bucket or compatible API for file storage
  • Slack or Google developer application for authentication

Self-Hosted Production

Docker

For a manual self-hosted production installation these are the recommended steps:

  1. First setup Redis and Postgres servers, this is outside the scope of the guide.

  2. Download the latest official Docker image, new releases are available…


10. Vite

Vite is an opinionated web dev build tool that serves your code via native ES Module imports during dev and bundles it with Rollup for production.

GitHub logo vitejs / vite

Next generation frontend tooling. It's fast!

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Vite ⚑

Next Generation Frontend Tooling

  • πŸ’‘ Instant Server Start
  • ⚑️ Lightning Fast HMR
  • πŸ› οΈ Rich Features
  • πŸ“¦ Optimized Build
  • πŸ”© Universal Plugin Interface
  • πŸ”‘ Fully Typed APIs

Vite (French word for "fast", pronounced /vit/) is a new breed of frontend build tool that significantly improves the frontend development experience. It consists of two major parts:

In addition, Vite is highly extensible via its Plugin API and JavaScript API with full typing support.

Read the Docs to Learn More.

Migrating from 1.x

Check out the Migration Guide if you are upgrading from 1.x.

Packages

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AlbertoM

MDX is the bomb, i've been using it on my two blogs built with gatsby and it's been amazing, it really supercharges your markdown thanks to the ability of adding components inside of it.

I wrote a short article about it for people interested to dive into it inspiredwebdev.com/what-is-mdx

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Ammar Tinwala

I'm using React-Hook-Form. The best thing I like about it is the performance. It is better than Formik. I have used it with Material-UI and Yup. I'm planning to write an article soon. Do let me know if anyone is interested

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Iain Freestone Author

I would be very interested. Look forward to reading your article

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Ammar Tinwala

Thanks Iain. I will write it soon and let you know.

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Ammar Tinwala

Hi Iain, my article on React Hook Form with Marterial UI and Yup (validation) is live. dev.to/ammartinwala52/forms-in-rea...
Do let me know your thoughts. Feel free to share if you found it useful.
Thanks a lot again for showing interest.

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Midas/XIV

Definitely looking forward to using Microsoft- fast.

Outline too seems pretty useful.

Thanks Iain, just earlier today found your previous articles, just wanted to say thank you for creating these articles 😁

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Iain Freestone Author

Thank you, I do enjoying researching for the list each week.

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Rahul Jain

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Hemant Joshi 😼

Vite Js is something Which should trend #1 on Github😁,

Vite is really powerful😼

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Also I thought my GitHub Repository would trend😁...

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