10 Interesting JavaScript and CSS Libraries for May 2019

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Powerful JavaScript (Node and browser) library for extracting text out of images. It automatically detects the text position and orientation, recognizing over 60 languages including Chinese, Arabic and Russian.



Great JavaScript library that changes the way scrollbars look without altering the native browser behavior. It offers a well documented API with tons of customization features, optional jQuery dependency, and support for all mainstream browser.



Tiny library that automatically replaces mailto: links with a nice popover that offers links for opening Gmail or Outlook, a button to copy the email address, and spam protection.



A collection of over 30 React components in the style of Windows 95. Includes date pickers, buttons, icons, form inputs, and lots more retro UI goodies.



Lightweight library for Node.js and the browser that makes it possible to give async functions a second chance. By wrapping your functions in a Reattempt block, you can make sure request or other async operation try running a couple of times before giving up.


Medium Zoom

Awesome JavaScript library for creating image zoom lightboxes in the style of Medium. Comes with many powerful features including mouse and key press controls, SD to HD quality on zoom, 60fps animations, and more.



React-based framework for building command line apps. Offers a wide range of components that speed up developing CLI apps and makes it possible to create terminal tools with more advanced layouts and controls.



Great charting library for interpolating numbers and datasets. Offers displaying the data in a variety of chart types, all of which can be dynamically updated with super-smooth animations.



Browser extension that displays a code tree in GitHub repos and greatly improves the way you browse files in libraries and open-source projects. Available in Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.



Cash is an absurdly small jQuery alternative for modern browsers that provides jQuery-style chainable methods for manipulating the DOM. It doesn't aim to have complete jQuery coverage, instead focusing on the more commonly used methods.

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