Top 15 Best JavaScript Data Grid Libraries Of 2020

  Jun 20, 2018   JavaScript 67094 Views
JavaScript Based Data Grid Libraries

The data grid library allows manipulating HTML tables with large data sets and provides extended features like advanced searches, custom sorts, complex conditional styles, custom filters, pagination and even line editing for your table. There are numerous ways available online for adding data grid functionality to your tables, either by adding .Net, Php or by using JavaScript Grid Libraries. 

Top 15 Best Javascript Data Grid Libraries of 2020

In this article, we have curated a list of 15 most used data grid JavaScript libraries of 2019 & 2020 that developers may find useful also, they can easily add grid functionality to their tables and can perform several functions like paging, custom sorting and advanced filtering on the large set of data. There are a few grids we have benchmarked which have superior performance to others, performance being measured as the amount of time needed to create grids of different sizes with a stock dataset.

Ext JS Grid

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Sencha provides a framework, UI components, and tools to build high performing enterprise-grade web and mobile applications. Sencha’s grid component lets developers add powerful data analytics capabilities to their apps. With basic to advanced features such as editing, grouping, filtering, locking, drag-and-drop, drill down, infinite scrolling, pivoting, live data streaming, visualization, customized layouts and themes, and much more, Sencha’s high performing grid is able to seamlessly handle large data sets and works with JS framework of choice (Ext JS, their flagship framework, as well as other popular ones React, Angular, plain JS) or no framework at all (web components). Check out their products



The w2ui library is a modern JavaScript UI library mainly uses HTML5 and CSS3 for front-end development and for building rich data-driven web applications it requires jQuery (1.9+) as a dependency library. In testing with Ember, React, ExtJS, and others, jqGrid; jQWidgets, Slick Grid, w2ui and Webix performed better, with w2ui clearly faster than the rest. It is 9 times smaller then extjs and 7 times smaller then kendo ui and the complete library having size of 69kb with minified and gzipped which provides extremely fast load and execution

w2ui library is the all-in-one solution contains all major UI widgets like Layout, Popup, Toolbar, Tabs, Sidebar, Field Controls, Grid, and Forms. It has superior UX with pixel perfect design, modern look and feel and complete JavaScript transparency are the major factors of w2ui library supports all major modern browsers.

jQuery Grid


jqGrid is an Ajax-enabled jQuery plugin that provides a solution for representing tabular data on the web. jqGrid is a plugin for the jQuery JavaScript Library and thereby supports many web browsers. As the grid is a client-side solution loads data dynamically through Ajax callbacks, it can be integrated with any server-side technology like PHP, ASP, JSP/Java Servlets, ColdFusion, Perl, etc.



jQWidgets is a 100% pure javascript library framework for building modern responsive websites and mobile web applications that work on any device. It is built completely on open standards and technologies like HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery.

You can use jQWidgets with TypeScript, popular frameworks like Angular 6, KnockoutJS and server-side technologies like ASP.NET MVC, PHP, JSP and Node.js. It is a complete framework offering over 60 JS UI Components for React along with touch-enabled jQuery widgets, themes, input validation, drag & drop plug-ins, data adapters, built-in WAI-ARIA accessibility, internationalization and MVVM support.



SlickGrid is a fully open-source, javascript, client-side grid control, based on jQuery and jQueryUI and compatible with Bootstrap. The grid data source is set up as JSON data or an external component, and that means SlickGrid should be compatible with a wide range of modern data-centric frameworks. Having disadvantage like it has poor event-handling architectures.

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Webix is an advanced, easy to learn, mobile-friendly, responsive, and rich free & open-source JavaScript UI components library for speeding up web application development. Webix spun off from DHTMLX Touch went on to become a standalone UI components framework.

Webix has 50+ UI widgets, .NET version. Grid solutions: grid, scheduler, pivot, spreadsheet. including trees and charts. Webix also integrates with Backbone.js, Angular 1, Angular2, VueJS, Meteor and custom integrations.The library is lean i,e 128Kb gzip+minified for all 55 widgets, faster than ExtJS, dojo and others, and the design is pleasant-looking. The demos on Webix.com look and function great.

Fancy Grid


Fancy Grid is a JavaScript grid library with charts integration and server communication. It's a big form module that supports major javascript frameworks like Angular 1, Angular2, jQuery, React, VueJs, and Web Components.ule.

It has amazing features Paging, Sorting, Filtering, Validation, Ajax data, Files data, RESTful, flexible CRUD, Integration with charts libraries(HighCharts and sparklines), Intelligent modules system auto-detects and loads needed modules, Form module, Theming, Touch Support, Good Documentation, and support.



Telerik provides Kendo UI JS framework. Variety of widgets. It has .NET, MVC, and PHP versions. It now has an Angular 2 version. Grid solutions: grid, scheduler, tree grid, scheduler, spreadsheet.

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ngx-datatable is a Angular component for presenting large and complex data. It has all the features you would expect from any other table but in a light package with no external dependencies. The table was designed to be extremely flexible and light.
It was built for modern browsers using TypeScript, CSS3 and HTML5 and above Angular v4. It doesn't make any assumptions about your data or how you: filter, sort or page it.

Angular UI Grid

Angular UI Grid

A data grid for AngularJS it is a part of the AngularUI suite which supports native AngularJS implementation with no jQuery also performs well with large data sets even 10,000+ rows and it's plugin architecture allows you to use only the features you need.

It has standard support like Sorting, Filtering, User interaction,e2e testing integration and some advanced features like Virtualization, Column pinning, Grouping, Edit in place, Expandable rows, Internationalisation.



ag-Grid is an Enterprise Grade JavaScript Data Grid. It supports major javascript frameworks angular 1, angular 2, React, VueJs, Web Components. The purpose of ag-Grid is to provide a data grid that enterprise software can use for building applications such as reporting and data analytics, business workflow and data entry.



Griddle is an ultra customizable data grid component for React. By default, Griddle is a datagrid but it's a bit more than a datagrid. Through its customizable and pluggable architecture, Griddle turns into a component for rendering lists of data. It ships with some basic conventions and functionality but gives you the ability to customize just about anything components, methods, etc. It now has plugin support!

Prime React


PrimeReact is a collection of rich UI components for React. All widgets are open source and free to use. It is very sweet and user-friendly, is one of JSF Component. Primeface plugins are light in weight and very fast in loading the app URL, you can also use primefaces and prime mobile with bootstrap to have a nice looking app, easy to embed with backend like Hibernate through connection Spring using MVC method. AngularJS is somehow tricky not absolutely straight forward for intermediate programmers, but for an advanced programmer, it really serves and okay than primefaces.


dgrid is a next-generation grid component that takes full advantage of modern browsers and object stores. Lightweight, modular, and easily extensible, dgrid is released under the same open-source license and CLA as the Dojo Toolkit.

Ember Table


An addon to support large data set and a number of features around the table. Ember Table can handle over 100,000 rows without any rendering or performance issue.

Features of Ember Table

  • Column resizing, column reordering.
  • Table resizing.
  • Fixed first column.
  • Custom row and custom header.
  • Handles transient state at cell level.
  • Single, multiple row selection.
  • Table grouping.



DevExtreme is used to create responsive web apps for touch devices and traditional desktops: data grid, interactive charts, data editors, navigation and multi-purpose widgets that are designed to look great and provide powerful functionality in any browser. It supports major frameworks like Angular, React, ASP.NET MVC.

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