Facebook’s extensive and open-source library – React is best for large web apps development. Following is an in-depth evaluation of the trending React JS libraries.
Ant Design is a design language for background applications. It is refined by the Ant UED Team with an aims to create a uniform user interface specs for internal background projects, and lower the unnecessary cost of design and implementation. ANTD also liberates the design and front-end development resources.
Specially created for internal desktop applications, Ant Design is committed to improving the experience of users and product designers. User interface designers and user experience designers are collectively considered as product designers. ANTD has also blurred the boundaries of product managers, interaction designers, visual designers, front-end developers, and development engineers. Taking advantage of unitary specifications, Ant Design makes design and prototype more simple and accessible for all project members, which comprehensively promotes experience and development efficiency of background applications and products.
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Blueprint provides reusable UI components for building various apps. Initially, the toolkit was built for desktop solutions. Later, because of its great capabilities and flexibility, Blueprint was implemented for web and mobile solutions as well. However, the contributors say it may not cater to all mobile apps’ needs.
Mozaik is a great library for creating lovely dashboards for web applications. It has customization options for developing responsive layouts and personalized themes. Mozaik allows for grid positioning, optimized backend communication, and also provides an option to use more than one dashboard. Mozaik JS library works really great on all platforms, be it on a big screen or a smartphone.
5. Elemental UI
Elemental UI is a pretty flexible and efficient UI framework for building design-heavy web applications.
This framework is very similar to the Material UI framework but is much more lightweight. It is a flexible and beautiful CSS UI framework for ReactJS. It’s designed to be installed from npm and built into your project with Browserify or Webpack.
This is a level up from the traditional React JS libraries as we know them. The Gatsby tool allows developing websites on ReactJS and GraphQL faster than with any other web technology.
Most websites use static generators to take the first step towards a high-quality solution. Gatsby allows extending website functionality, seamless maintenance, and support.
Gatsby websites can easily load data from any resources with special plugins, contributing significantly to performance improvement. Image optimization, lazy-loading, and styles-lining speed up the website automatically, without manual modifications.
One of the most important Gatsby features is that websites don’t require a server to run on. For example, you can host the website on Github or Netlify for free.
Trending React JS Libraries: Conclusion
The libraries discussed above are very efficient in carrying out their specific functions. You can use the libraries for:
- Designing great user interfaces
- Creating captivating user experiences
- Generating static websites
Each of these React JS libraries described has taken advantage of the features and components of the React JS framework, allowing for an easier experience during development. You can check out GitHub, for a complete and extensive list of React JS components and Libraries.
About the author: Abhijeet Gupta is a Tech Lead with Mantra Labs. He has over 8 years of experience in developing web and mobile applications.
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