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Stimulus

A modest JavaScript framework for the HTML you already have, by Basecamp
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What is Stimulus?

Stimulus is a JavaScript framework with modest ambitions. It doesn't seek to take over your entire front-end—in fact, it's not concerned with rendering HTML at all.
Stimulus is a tool in the Javascript UI Libraries category of a tech stack.
Stimulus is an open source tool with 11K GitHub stars and 311 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Stimulus's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Stimulus?

Companies
21 companies reportedly use Stimulus in their tech stacks, including Festalab, Cambridge Brain Sciences, and Transcripto.

Developers
44 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Stimulus.

Stimulus Integrations

Pros of Stimulus
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Simple and easy to start with
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No Javascript on Backend
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Balance between Front End and BackEnd
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Easy way to add functionality to rails views

Stimulus Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Stimulus?
jQuery
jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
React
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.
AngularJS
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.
Vue.js
It is a library for building interactive web interfaces. It provides data-reactive components with a simple and flexible API.
jQuery UI
Whether you're building highly interactive web applications or you just need to add a date picker to a form control, jQuery UI is the perfect choice.
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Stimulus's Followers
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