17 JavaScript tools for the HTML5 generation

Look beyond jQuery and you'll find a wealth of JavaScript libraries tuned for mobile devices, Canvas-based animation, HTML5 video, local databases, and more

By Peter Wayner, InfoWorld |  IT Management, Yahoo, HTML5


This collection of JavaScript libraries only scratches the surface because a wide collection of translators and emulators makes it possible to run practically any language in your browser. Pyjamas is a rich development platform built around a Python-to-JavaScript compiler. The Google Web Toolkit converts Java into JavaScript, and RubyJS converts Ruby. The list of languages that can be emulated is long, and practically nothing is out of reach. Rather than continue to list them, I'll just link to a Gameboy emulator to prove the point.

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