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30 most popular JavaScript repositories on GitHub in February 2020

iriskatastic profile image Iren Korkishko ・6 min read

First of all, thank you all for reading my digests! I try to collect and refine the most prominent JS projects you can use for your advantage. And, of course, this is a lot of fun monitoring how the ecosystems changes and grow. If I missed something interesting — let me know!
Here we go!

Most popular JS repositories in February 2020

  1. date-fns is a JavaScript date utility library that provides a comprehensive, simple and consistent toolset for manipulating JavaScript dates in a browser and Node.js. 21,603 stars by now.
  2. React Admin is a frontend framework for building admin applications running in the browser on top of REST/GraphQL APIs, using ES6, React and Material Design. 11,840 stars by now.
  3. FullCalendar is a full-sized drag & drop JavaScript event calendar. 10,879 stars by now.
  4. Playwright is a Node library to automate the ChromiumWebKit and Firefox browsers with a single API. It enables cross-browser web automation that is ever-green, capable, reliable and fast. 10,425 stars by now.
  5. x-spreadsheet is a web-based JavaScript (canvas) spreadsheet. 7,991 stars by now.
  6. Adonis.js is a fullstack web framework with a focus on ergonomics and speed. It takes care of much of the Web development hassles, offering you a clean and stable API to build Web apps and microservices. 7,856 stars by now.
  7. SWR is a React Hooks library for remote data fetching. 7,534 stars by now.
  8. Rome is an experimental JS toolchain. It includes a compiler, linter, formatter, bundler, testing framework and more. It aims to be a comprehensive tool for anything related to the processing of JavaScript source code. 6,606 stars by now.
  9. Agenda.js is a lightweight job scheduling for Node.js. 6,305 stars by now.
  10. tiny-care-terminal is a little dashboard that tries to take care of you when you’re using your terminal. 5,773 stars by now.
  11. Chardin.js is a jQuery plugin that creates a simple overlay to display instructions on existent elements. It is inspired by the recent Gmail new composer tour. 4,885 stars by now.
  12. React Query — hooks for fetching, caching and updating asynchronous data in React. 4,740 stars by now.
  13. esbuild is a JavaScript bundler and minifier. It packages up JavaScript code for distribution on the web. 4,089 stars by now.
  14. Thelounge is a modern, responsive, cross-platform, self-hosted web IRC client. 3,530 stars by now.
  15. Release it is a Generic CLI tool to automate versioning and package publishing-related tasks. 2,948 stars by now.
  16. react-tabs is an accessible and easy tab component for React.js. 2,024 stars by now.
  17. React Carousel Image Gallery component with thumbnail support. 2,022 stars by now.
  18. Serialize JavaScript to a superset of JSON that includes regular expressions and functions. 1,951 stars by now.
  19. Kasaya is a “WYSIWYG” scripting language and runtime for browser automation. 1,691 stars by now.
  20. material-table is a simple and powerful Datatable for React based on Material-UI Table with some additional features. 1,645 stars by now.
  21. Destiny is a ‘Prettier’ for File Structures — Scans a folder’s contents, creating a graph based on how the JS/TS files import each other, moving files as needed, then builds a “prettified” file structure. 1,356 stars by now.
  22. Panolens.js is an event-driven and WebGL based panorama viewer. Lightweight and flexible. It’s built on top of Three.JS1,038 stars by now.
  23. plink-plonk.js — Listen to Web Pages As Their DOM Changes. Run this code at a console on a ‘busy’ Web page with lots of DOM changes and updates and you’ll be able to ‘hear’ them taking place. 952 stars by now.
  24. massCode is a free and open-source code snippets manager for developers. 894 stars by now.
  25. Vendure is a headless GraphQL eCommerce framework built on Node.js with Nest & TypeScript, with a focus on developer productivity and ease of customization. 769 stars by now.
  26. GitHub Actions Toolkit is an opinionated alternative to (and a wrapper around) the official toolkitactions/toolkit makes many features optional in the interest of performance, so you may prefer to use it instead of this library. 760 stars by now.
  27. Gitexplorer helps you to find the right git commands without digging through the web. 717 stars by now.
  28. Lion web components is a set of highly performant, accessible and flexible Web Components. They provide an unopinionated, white-label layer that can be extended to your own layer of components. 706 stars by now.
  29. Nano Events is a simple and tiny event emitter library for JavaScript. 664 stars by now.
  30. NodeCG is a broadcast graphics framework and application. It enables you to write complex, dynamic broadcast graphics using the web platform. NodeCG has no graphics or drawing primitives of its own. Instead, NodeCG provides a structure for your code and an API to facilitate moving data between the dashboard, the server, and your graphics. 651 stars by now.

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