50+ GitHub Repositories Every Front-End Developer Needs

Looking for some helpful front-end development resources? Check out this list of 50 popular Github repositories that every front-end developer needs.

From frameworks and libraries to tools and utilities, this list has something for everyone. So whether you’re just getting started or you’re a seasoned pro, be sure to check out these repositories and make them a part of your toolkit.

1. Normalize.css

A modern, HTML5-ready alternative to CSS resets

2. Skeleton

A simple, responsive boilerplate

3. Bootstrap

The most popular HTML, CSS, and JavaScript framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web

4. Animate.css

A cross-browser library of CSS animations

5. Font Awesome

The iconic font and CSS toolkit

6. jQuery

The write less, do more, JavaScript library

7. Bower

A package manager for the web

8. Gulp

The streaming build system

9. Yeoman

The Web’s scaffolding tool for modern webapps

10. AngularJS

AngularJS is a toolset for building the framework most suited to your application development.

11. Backbone.js

Give your JS App some Backbone with Models, Views, Collections, and Events

12. React

A declarative, efficient, and flexible JavaScript library for building user interfaces

13. Vue.js

A progressive, incrementally-adoptable JavaScript framework for building UI on the web

14. jQuery UI

The official jQuery user interface library

15. Zepto.js

Zepto is a minimalist JavaScript library for modern browsers, with a jQuery-compatible API

16. D3.js

Bring data to life with SVG, Canvas and HTML. :bar_chart::chart_with_upwards_trend::tada:

17. Chart.js

Simple HTML5 Charts using the <canvas> tag

18. Spin.js

A jQuery plugin to create AJAX-spinner

19. Ladda

Buttons with built-in loading indicators. :hourglass_flowing_sand: :repeat: :white_check_mark:

20. Pace

Automatic page load progress bar. :running: :zap: :rocket:

21. SweetAlert

A beautiful replacement for JavaScript’s “alert”

22. toastr

Simple javascript toast notifications :coffee:

23. Fuse.js

Lightweight fuzzy-search, in JavaScript

24. Masonry

Cascading grid layout library

25. Isotope

Filter & sort magical layouts

26. Packery

Bin-packing layout library

27. imagesloaded

Detect when images have been loaded

28. Flickity

Touch, responsive, flickable carousels

29. Slick

the last carousel you’ll ever need

30. ScrollReveal

Easy scroll animations :tada:

31. fullPage.js

Create beautiful fullscreen scrolling websites

32. skrollr

Stand-alone parallax scrolling library for mobile (Android + iOS) and desktop. :skull:

33. headroom.js

Give your pages some headroom. Hide your header until you need it

34. simpleParallax

A simple JavaScript library used to create parallax effects on images

35. jarallax

Smooth parallax scrolling effects for image and video backgrounds

36. video.js

open source HTML5 & Flash video player

37. mediaelement

HTML5 <video> or <audio> player with Flash and Silverlight shims that mimics the HTML5 MediaElement API, enabling a consistent UI in all browsers

38. jPlayer

jPlayer : The Complete HTML5 Audio & Video Library

39. plyr

A simple, lightweight, accessible and customizable HTML5 media player

40. jquery.mb.YTPlayer

jQuery plugin to play Youtube video (natively HTML5 if available)

41. Froogaloop

A simple JavaScript library used to control embedded Vimeo players

42. H5P

H5P empowers everyone to create, share and reuse interactive content such as videos, quizzes, presentations and more.

43. Lity

A lightweight, accessible and responsive lightbox

44. colorbox

A light-weight, customizable lightbox plugin for jQuery

45. featherlight

Featherlight is a very lightweight jQuery lightbox plugin.

46. Lightbox

The original lightbox script

47. strip

A bare-bones, lightweight alternative to StripJs

48. baguetteBox.js

Simple and lightweight lightbox script written in pure JavaScript

49. magnific-popup

Light and responsive lightbox script with focus on performance

50. iLightBox

Revolutionary new way to present web content

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