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Mobile & Desktop

JavaScript is not just for the browser, and while Electron and React Native are the two best-known names in this category, other solutions like Expo and Capacitor are also starting to make waves.

Satisfaction, interest, usage, and awareness ratio rankings.

Technologies with less than 10% awareness not included. Each ratio is defined as follows:

  • Satisfaction: would use again / (would use again + would not use again)
  • Interest: want to learn / (want to learn + not interested)
  • Usage: (would use again + would not use again) / total
  • Awareness: (total - never heard) / total
We asked members of the JavaScript community to share their “pick of the year”

My 2020 Pick: Best Of JS

Best Of JS tracks GitHub stats about virtually every major JavaScript project, and it has been an invaluable resource for helping us decide what to include in the survey!

We asked members of the JavaScript community to share their “pick of the year”

Sacha Greif

Creator of the State of JS survey

Overview of opinions on the technologies surveyed over time.

Would not use
Not interested
Would use again
Never heard

Technologies with only one year of data are not included.

This chart splits positive (“want to learn”, “would use again”) vs negative (“not interested”, “would not use again”) experiences on both sides of a central axis.

Bar thickness represents the number of respondents aware of a technology.

Other Tools
Completion percentage: 1.3% (313)
Completion percentage: 1.3% (313)

Other tools in this category (freeform answers).

On a scale of one (very unhappy) to five (very happy), how happy are developers with the current overall state of this category?

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