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When you are starting to craft a website straight from scratch it’s sometimes useful & oftentimes a necessary move as in it’s simplest form any front end framework is just a useful collection of CSS, HTML and JavaScript components that you can quickly use in our own projects.

So for this round up you will see below that I’ve found 10 Great New Frameworks for developers that you will definitely want to give these frameworks a try.

1. SpaceBase


SpaceBase is a Sass-based responsive CSS framework.Many CSS frameworks are meant to be included and left alone. But SpaceBase is a boilerplate layer that can be built upon and tailored for your needs. It combines best practices for today’s responsive web with the core components we use on every project. Consider it the launch pad for your adventures into cyberspace.

2. RADjs


RAD.js Version 2.0 – our refined free toolkit that expands the capabilities of cross-platform developers. It’s a tool that helps meet one of the greatest demands of software owners: creating an app that works on all platforms and has the required performance and usability to ensure high user satisfaction.

3. Blackhole


Blackhole is a minimalistic, semantic, modular, but powerful and flexible SASS / CSS framework with the sole purpose of offering developers (you) a new approach on how they architect their websites / apps, aiming in making their work easy and pleasurable and giving the possibility of modifying and extending it the way they want.

4. Centurion


Centurion is a responsive web framework that’s built on CSS3 and HTML5 semantics, it also works great for fast prototyping. Centurion is build to be responsive it’s been developed along the same lines as the 960 Grid built by Nathan Smith, the grid was designed using a simple Sass mixin which makes it highly customisable and for desktops the default container is set to 1100px wide and is fully fluid below 768px for tablets and smartphones.

5. Mojolicious


Mojolicious is a next-generation web framework for Perl, it’s powerful right out of the box with commands, plugins, Perl-ish templates, session management, content negotiation, testing framework, form validation, and much more.

6. Kickoff


Kickoff is a lightweight front-end framework for creating scalable, responsive sites. As front-end developers, the type of project we work on is becoming more and more diverse. Kickoff aims to help keep a consistent structure and style across all of your projects, without adding the bloat that other frameworks can lead to.

7. Lotus


Lotus is Open Source Software, that strives for simplicity, fewer DSLs, minimal conventions, more objects, zero monkey-patching and the separation of concerns between MVC layers. It suggests best practices, but it leaves all the freedom to you, the developer, to build your own architecture, with your own objects.

Lotus is made of standalone frameworks (controllers, views, etc.) and each one is shipped as an independent gem to emphasize the separation of concerns.

8. MontageJS


MontageJS is a modern, HTML5 frontend framework for creating single-page applications fast. It uses established design patterns and software principles that allow you to easily create a modular architecture for your projects.

9. Materialize


Materialize is a modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design. They did most of the heavy lifting for you to provide a default stylings that incorporate your custom components. Additionally, they refined animations and transitions to provide a smoother experience for developers.

10. The Swarm Framework


The Swarm Framework allows you to create transparently scalable web applications through a portable continuation-based approach. It’s the ultimate platform-as-a-service, relieving the programmer from the difficulties of cloud computing.


10 Great New Front End Frameworks