responsive-nav-menu VS Alpine.js

Compare responsive-nav-menu vs Alpine.js and see what are their differences.


responsive nav menu (by andrew-zachary)


A rugged, minimal framework for composing JavaScript behavior in your markup. (by alpinejs)
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responsive-nav-menu Alpine.js
1 240
2 26,266
- 2.2%
3.6 9.2
9 months ago 7 days ago
- MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of responsive-nav-menu. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-05-28.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Alpine.js. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-01-17.
  • Htmx Is Composable?
    3 projects | | 17 Jan 2024
    > But honestly, torn towards htmx but undecided.

    We are in the middle of migrating from our monster react application into server rendered pages (with jinja2). The velocity at which we are able to ship and the reduction of complexity has been great so far.

    Managing client side state for simple things like (is the dropdown open/closed), listening to keyboard events and such can be done with something like alpine-js [1] without all the baggage that something like react brings.

    It appears this is already the trend with JS frameworks too - with server side rendering being the new norm.


  • Pocketbase: Open-source back end in 1 file
    15 projects | | 6 Jan 2024
  • Coming to grips with JS: a Rubyist's deep dive
    16 projects | | 29 Dec 2023
    Sure, you can use any number of JS-avoidance libraries. I'm a fan of Turbo, and there's also htmx, Unpoly, Alpine, hyperscript, swup, barba.js, and probably others.
  • Kicking the tires with NestJS and Hotwire: Part II
    2 projects | | 15 Nov 2023
    If you want more details on the initial setup I encourage you to take a look at the Part I that covers more of the initial implementation. For this portion, I added Prisma as an ORM, a frontend style library called Tachyons, and AlpineJS to handle any client-side interactions. I did this to avoid needing to add a client-side bundler to the build and instead just rely on plain old module imports to compose the frontend. This is now the default for Rails and it is quite nice to not need any additional build tools for the client.
  • Deveplop a simple GUI app by Wails use Golang
    6 projects | | 6 Nov 2023
    - [swallow-pywebview]( Base on [pywebview]( using Python,the frontend base on [alpinejs]( and [tailwindcss](。
  • A First Look at HTMX and How it Compares to React
    6 projects | | 18 Sep 2023
    The approach is not new, essentially a variation of Knockout, Alpine, and similar "JS-in-HTML" approaches.
  • Javascript in Razor Pages, good Libraries?
    2 projects | /r/dotnet | 10 Jul 2023
    alpinejs + htmx
  • What's the easiest front end framework to pick for a simple website?
    2 projects | /r/webdev | 23 Jun 2023
    You're way out of the "simple website" territory already, If your backend is working and you know your way around it just make it render some HTML and send it to the browser. Then if you really want a javascript framework for interactive elements maybe alpineJS ?
  • What's your favorite micro frontend framework?
    2 projects | /r/webdev | 23 Jun 2023
    Haven't used but was recommended this by someone I trust.
  • Create a Responsive Nav Menu with Tailwind and Alpinejs
    4 projects | | 28 May 2023
    Alpinejs is a lightweight JavaScript framework that allows you to add interactivity to your websites. It provides a number of features that make it easy to add things like modals, tooltips, and animations to your site.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing responsive-nav-menu and Alpine.js you can also consider the following projects:

Svelte - Cybernetically enhanced web apps

petite-vue - 6kb subset of Vue optimized for progressive enhancement

htmx - </> htmx - high power tools for HTML

React - The library for web and native user interfaces.

Stimulus - A modest JavaScript framework for the HTML you already have [Moved to:]

hyperscript - Create HyperText with JavaScript.

jQuery - jQuery JavaScript Library

knockout - Knockout makes it easier to create rich, responsive UIs with JavaScript

Angular - Deliver web apps with confidence 🚀

Mithril.js - A JavaScript Framework for Building Brilliant Applications

Preact - ⚛️ Fast 3kB React alternative with the same modern API. Components & Virtual DOM.

Next.js - The React Framework