Time is the most valuable thing we have. Everyone is trying to save it: users close the web page if it is loading too long, developers use ready solutions instead of writing the new code.
Size: 0,6 kB
Developed by: Jarno Keskikangas
Transparency is a template engine binding data to DOM.It is connecting values in-place so you don’t need to write separate template sections on your page. Instead, arrange a normal, static html page and start binding some dynamic values on it.
Transparency is matching with IE9+, Chrome, Firefox, iOS, Android and other mobile browsers. Support for IE8 requires jQuery.
Size: 0,6 kB
Developed by: Dustin Diaz, Jacob Thornton
It’s the classical selector engine based on querySelectorAll, that allows you to select elements with CSS1, 2, 3 selectors.
Size: 0,7 kB
Developed by: Chase Hutchins
Pass-Meter is the most simple and light password testing tool we have seen. It weights only 0,7 kB and helps to reject weak passwords like “qwerty” or “12345”. It may be quite useful in developing web apps for large enterprises that have high-security standards. Pass-Meter can be applied both as a standalone module or jQuery plugin
Size: 1,1 kB
Developed by: Marcus Westin
The main feature of Store.js is to overcoming the constraint of limiting the cookies by 4093 bytes per domain in order to be supported by every browser.
Store.js writes data into userData, globalStorage, and localStorage wrapper instead of cookies, and creates a cross-browser persistent storage library. Compatible with any browser.
Size: 0,2 kB
Developed by: Fabien O’Carroll
Size: 2,8 kB
Developed by: Joe Walnes and Drew Noakes
Smoothie Charts is a simple library for displaying smooth live timelines. This may be handy while building a fitness app, a social app for fishers or a trader’s website. The library creates streams live and makes it really smooth.
Size: 1,4 kB
Developed by: Dustin Diaz
Another alternative you may like is Modernizr.
Size: 1,3 kB
Developed by: Jake Gordon
It may be obvious but this script makes a finite state machine. This is the lightest library we’ve found. We consider game development as the best application of this library, but you can use it for any kinds of projects.
Size: 1,9 kB
Developed by: Brad Birdsall
This script is perfect for creating an accurate, pixel-to-pixel mobile slider. It has two containers, one function, and just a few styles. Moreover, Swipe library works with any mobile device.
Size: 1,2 kB
Developed by: Jorge Bucaran
The best solution if you want to develop an upscale browser-based app without learning a new programming language.
Of course, this list can be expanded with lots of libraries each and every day. But we hope, you’ve found some handy solutions that will serve you well for your further projects.