After some time discussing and studying some of the technologies we'd like to include in this toolkit, we realized that more important that the tool itself, is the motivation that is behind that tool.
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|Scaffold||Several tools. Several ways. Several Practices. Need to organize, and give some good foundation - best practices, good design.||[yeoman] (http://yeoman.io/), Seed Projects, Html5Boilerplate, bootstraps (e.g. Twitter Bootstrap)|
|Automation||Lots of tasks to execute. Compile. Test. Minify. Concat. Etc.||[grunt] (http://gruntjs.com/), [gulp] (http://gulpjs.com/), [broccoli] (https://www.npmjs.org/package/broccoli), component, ...ake's (e.g. Make, Rake, etc.)|
|Automation Utilities||Tasks that can be put in the build pipeline.||minify, uglify, [lint] (http://www.jslint.com/), [jshint] (http://www.jshint.com/), watch|
|Dependency Management||Applications are getting complex. They rely on several other libraries and frameworks.||[bower] (http://bower.io/), component, NPM|
|Dynamic Loading||Big projects are split among several pieces of js for the sake of modularization. No all of them should be loaded at the same time.||[require] (http://requirejs.org/), [curl.js] (https://github.com/cujojs/curl), amd.js API, async.js|
|Test Runner||Execute and visualize test results||[karma] (http://karma-runner.github.io/0.12/index.html), [saucelabs] (https://saucelabs.com/)|
|Test Framework||Write tests||[jasmine] (http://jasmine.github.io/), [mocha] (http://visionmedia.github.io/mocha/), [qunit] (http://qunitjs.com/)|
|Test End to End||Write tests for the whole application flow||protractor, [casperjs] (http://casperjs.org/), nightwatch.js, watir webdriver|
|Test Support||Support tests and helpers||[phantomjs] (http://phantomjs.org/), [zombie.js] (http://zombie.labnotes.org/), [sinon] (http://sinonjs.org/), chai|
|Application||Applications on web are getting complex, need for frameworks that support app development.||[angular] (https://angularjs.org/), [backbone] (http://backbonejs.org/), [ember] (http://emberjs.com/), [knockout] (http://knockoutjs.com/), react, google closure|
|Application Utilities||Several application features that can be necessary (e.g. routing)||page, [director] (https://github.com/flatiron/director), [crossroads] (http://millermedeiros.github.io/crossroads.js/)|
|DOM Utilities||DOM selection and maniputation, some auxiliary functions, need for utilities that make work simple (and cross-browser)||[jquery] (http://jquery.com/), [zepto] (http://zeptojs.com/), [polymer] (http://www.polymer-project.org/), prototype|
|JS Utilities||Clean code, functional programming style, reactive programming features, helpers and utilities||[lodash] (http://lodash.com/), [underscore] (http://underscorejs.org/), [promise] (https://www.promisejs.org/), [fn.js] (http://eliperelman.com/fn.js/), q.js, bacons.js, sugar.js, chance.js, [moment.js] (http://momentjs.com/), micro.js|
|CI||Continuous integration, continuous delivery, continuous deployment||Any! (e.g. [travis ci] (https://travis-ci.org/), [jenkins] (http://jenkins-ci.org/), [concrete] (https://github.com/ryankee/concrete), [semaphore] (https://semaphoreapp.com/), [go] (http://www.thoughtworks.com/products/go-continuous-delivery), [snap] (https://snap-ci.com/))|