The Best JavaScript Frameworks

Based on github stars

Top 16 Most Popular JavaScript Frameworks
by number of GitHub stars

 

Rank Change 2021 Jan Project Features Stars Activity Rating
1 - 1 Vue.js Front-end 179,769 6.3 23.09%
2 - 2 React Front-end 164,148 9.7 21.09%
3 - 3 Angular Front-end 70,962 9.9 9.12%
4 - - AngularJS Front-end 59,589 7.1 7.65%
5 4 jQuery Front-end 54,580 6.1 7.01%
6 5 Svelte Front-end 44,806 9.4 5.76%
7 6 Meteor JS Front-end 42,299 9.4 5.43%
8 7 Koa Front-end 30,775 4.9 3.95%
9 8 Preact Front-end 28,386 9.4 3.65%
10 9 Backbone.js Front-end 27,741 0.2 3.56%
11 10 Ember.js Front-end 21,756 9.5 2.79%
12 11 Polymer Front-end 21,548 4.4 2.77%
13 12 Mithril.js Front-end 12,604 4.6 1.62%
14 13 Aurelia 1 Front-end 11,553 4.8 1.48%
15 - - Blitz Front-end 6,954 9.7 0.89%
16 ↓↓ 14 Aurelia 2 Front-end 976 9.9 0.13%
  • Rating - the percentage of stars of a particular project from the total number.
  • Activity - a relative number between 0 and 10 representing the commits activity of a project.
    9+ meaning that the project is amongst the top 10% of most actively developed projects.
    5+ meaning that the project is amongst the top 50% of most active projects.

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