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What is CanJS?

CanJS is an evolving and improving set of client-side JavaScript architectural libraries that balances innovation and stability. It targets experienced developers building complex applications with long futures ahead of them.
CanJS is a tool in the Javascript MVC Frameworks category of a tech stack.
CanJS is an open source tool with 1.8K GitHub stars and 411 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to CanJS's open source repository on GitHub

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CanJS Integrations

Node.js, Slack, npm, AngularJS, and Discourse are some of the popular tools that integrate with CanJS. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with CanJS.

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CanJS Reviews

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Morgan Heimbeck
Morgan Heimbeck
Web Developer/Frontend Engineer · | 1 upvotes · 504 views

Javascript MVC Creates TWO way Live binding all over our application, easy to pick up, wonderful tools! CanJS

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CanJS's Features

  • Community Driven Development
  • Tree-shakeable JavaScript Module Builds
  • Simple model mixins

CanJS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to CanJS?
AngularJS lets you write client-side web applications as if you had a smarter browser. It lets you use good old HTML (or HAML, Jade and friends!) as your template language and lets you extend HTML’s syntax to express your application’s components clearly and succinctly. It automatically synchronizes data from your UI (view) with your JavaScript objects (model) through 2-way data binding.
It is an open source JavaScript framework that makes it easy to build high performance, real time web and mobile applications. It is used to make beautiful, real-time user interfaces that can be exported to run on every platform.
Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
Backbone supplies structure to JavaScript-heavy applications by providing models key-value binding and custom events, collections with a rich API of enumerable functions, views with declarative event handling, and connects it all to your existing application over a RESTful JSON interface.
Angular 2
Angular is a development platform for building mobile and desktop web applications.
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CanJS's Followers
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