Do more with less JS

A few years ago, HubSpot made waves a web site that suggested you might not need jQuery. It was a revelation in a world heavy with jQuery plugins.

Una Kravets, a front-end developer at IBM, has taken that a step further with YouMightNotNeedJS, demonstrating how capable modern browsers & CSS are, even without external scripts.

You should stop reading this post right now and go check it out. But if you need a little more prodding, here are my favorite examples:

  1. JS-less modal
  2. HTML only form validation with regex patterns
  3. Zero plugin accordion
2017 Neal Shyam