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What is winjs?

WinJS is a set of JavaScript toolkits that allow developers to build applications using HTML/JS/CSS technology forged with the following principles in mind: 1. Provide developers with a distinctive set of UI controls with high polish and performance with fundamental support for touch, mouse, keyboard and accessibility. 2. Provide developers with a cohesive set of components and utilities to build the scaffolding and infrastructure of their applications'
winjs is a tool in the Javascript UI Libraries category of a tech stack.
winjs is an open source tool with 4.1K GitHub stars and 492 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to winjs's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses winjs?

3 companies reportedly use winjs in their tech stacks, including Netflix, Microsoft, and Xzero Media.

13 developers on StackShare have stated that they use winjs.

winjs Integrations

Pros of winjs
Developed by Microsoft

winjs's Features

  • Add Windows UI controls in HTML
  • Usable for both Universal Windows apps and websites

winjs Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to winjs?
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.
With Electron, creating a desktop application for your company or idea is easy. Initially developed for GitHub's Atom editor, Electron has since been used to create applications by companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Slack, and Docker. The Electron framework lets you write cross-platform desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS. It is based on io.js and Chromium and is used in the Atom editor.
It is a JavaScript library that helps you to create rich, responsive display and editor user interfaces with a clean underlying data model. Any time you have sections of UI that update dynamically (e.g., changing depending on the user’s actions or when an external data source changes), it can help you implement it more simply and maintainably.
jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
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.
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winjs's Followers
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