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Small, fast, and modular DOM and event library for modern browsers.
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DOMtastic

  • Small, fast, and modular DOM & Event library for modern browsers.
  • Same familiar API as jQuery (but without the extra "weight" of modules like $.ajax, $.animate, and $.Deferred).
  • Weighs in at only 3 to 14KB (minified), depending on included modules. Full bundle is under 5KB gzipped.
  • Works great stand-alone or paired up with e.g. Backbone or Angular.
  • The source is written in ES6 format, and transpiled to AMD and CommonJS with babel.
  • Browserify is used to create a UMD bundle (supporting AMD, CommonJS, and fallback to browser global).
  • Easy to create a custom build to include or exclude parts.
  • DOMtastic also serves as a starting point for your own application-specific DOM API (read more).

Quicklinks

Build Status Coverage Status Selenium Test Status Code Climate

Usage

CommonJS / Browserify

npm install domtastic
var $ = require('domtastic');

AMD

bower install domtastic
requirejs.config({
    baseUrl: 'bower_components',
    packages: [{
        name: 'domtastic',
        location: 'domtastic/amd'
    }]
});

require(['domtastic'], function($) {
    $('.earth').addClass('evergreen').on('sunrise', '.people', awake);
});

Browser Global

<script src="//cdn.jsdelivr.net/domtastic/0.10/domtastic.min.js"></script>
$('.planet').addClass('evergreen').on('sunrise', '.grass', grow);

API

Array

every
filter
forEach (alias: each)
indexOf
map
pop
push
reduce
reduceRight
reverse
shift
some
unshift

CSS

css

DOM

after
append
before
clone
prepend

DOM/attr

attr
removeAttr

DOM/class

addClass
hasClass
removeClass
toggleClass

DOM/contains

contains

DOM/data

data
prop

DOM/extra

appendTo
empty
remove
replaceWith
text
val

DOM/html

html

Event

on (alias: bind)
off (alias: unbind)

Event/ready

ready

Event/trigger

trigger
triggerHandler

NoConflict

noConflict

Selector

$
find
matches

Selector/closest

closest

Selector/extra

children
contents
eq
get
parent
siblings
slice

Type

isArray
isFunction

But it doesn't even have awesomest-method!

As mentioned in the introduction, DOMtastic doesn't feature methods for Ajax, Animation, Promise, etc. Please find your own libraries to fill in the gaps as needed. Here are just some examples:

Please note that you can extend the $.fn object, just like jQuery Plugins.

Feel free to open an issue if you feel an important method is missing.

Browser Support

Selenium Test Status

Latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Android, Chrome Mobile iOS, and Mobile Safari. Internet Explorer 10 and up. IE9 only needs a polyfill for classList to make these tests pass.

Performance

Run the benchmark suite to compare the performance of various methods of jQuery, Zepto and DOMtastic (tl/dr; it's fast!).

Custom Build

You can build a custom bundle that excludes specific modules that you don't need:

git clone git@github.com:webpro/DOMtastic.git
cd DOMtastic
npm install
bin/custom --exclude=attr,html,trigger

Alternatively, you can do the opposite and include what you need:

bin/custom --include=selector,class

Find the output in the dist/ folder.

jQuery Compatibility

Some iterator method signatures in jQuery are different (i.e. non-standard), most notably the index before element argument in each, filter and map). However, a custom build that is compatible with jQuery can be created by using the --jquery-compat flag:

bin/custom --jquery-compat

Build a custom API for your application

You can also build a custom API from the ground up. By default, DOMtastic does it for you, but you can easily do it yourself in a highly custom approach. Grab the $ function from the selector, and extend the $.fn object with methods from specific modules:

var selector = require('domtastic/commonjs/selector'),
    dom = require('domtastic/commonjs/dom');

var $ = selector.$;
$.fn = {};
$.fn.append = dom.append; // Or e.g. _.extend($, dom)
$.fn.prepend = dom.prepend;

module.exports = $;

This way, you don't have the slight overhead of the UMD boilerplate in a custom bundle, and a single location/module to define the API for your application. Works great with either AMD or Browserify.

Tests

Run the hosted test suite in your browser. You can also clone/fork the sources from Github, and run the tests locally (using npm test).

Credits

Many thanks to these sources of inspiration:

Thanks to jsDelivr for hosting DOMtastic.

License

MIT

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