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What is Riot?

Riot brings custom tags to all browsers. Think React + Polymer but with enjoyable syntax and a small learning curve.
Riot is a tool in the Javascript UI Libraries category of a tech stack.
Riot is an open source tool with 14.8K GitHub stars and 969 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Riot's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Riot?

Companies
47 companies reportedly use Riot in their tech stacks, including Labs, League of Legends, and Medtronic.

Developers
55 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Riot.
Pros of Riot
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Its just easy... no training wheels needed
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Light weight. Fast. Clear
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Very simple, fast
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Straightforward
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Minimalistic
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Great documentation
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Simpler semantics than other frameworks
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Easier than playing Teemo
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Great engineering
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Light, flexible and library friendly
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Mastered under an hour

Riot's Features

  • Absolutely the smallest possible amount of DOM updates and reflows.
  • One way data flow: updates and unmounts are propagated downwards from parent to children.
  • Expressions are pre-compiled and cached for high performance.
  • Lifecycle events for more control.

Riot Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Riot?
Mattermost
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Discord
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Slack
Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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