Third-Party Libraries and Tools

Use this reference to locate additional information about the third-party libraries and tools used by the Oracle JET framework and referenced throughout the guide.

Name Description Additional Information

Apache Cordova (Mobile only)

Open source mobile development framework that allows you to use HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for cross-platform development targeted to multiple platforms with one code base

CSS3 (Cascading Style Sheets)

Used for adding style to Web applications


Polyfill for ES6-style Promises


Open source JavaScript task runner used for tasks such as building, minimizing, and running application code in a browser


JS library used for multi-touch gestures

HTML5 (Hypertext Markup Language 5)

Core language of the World Wide Web


Scripting language used in client-side applications


JS library used for custom event/messaging system


JS library designed for HTML document traversal and manipulation, event handling, animation, and Ajax

jQuery UI

JS library built on top of jQuery for UI development. Oracle JET includes the UI Core download only.


JS library used for two-way data binding


Open source, cross-platform runtime environment for developing server-side web applications, used by Oracle JET for package management


JavaScript library designed for transforming point coordinates from one coordinate system to another, including datum transformations.


JavaScript unit testing framework


JS file and module loader used for managing library references and lazy loading of resources

RequireJS CSS

RequireJS CSS plugin that allows to load CSS files.

SASS (Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets)

Extends CSS3 and enables you to use variables, nested rules, mixins, and inline imports

Selenium WebDriver

Alternative method of testing applications


Open source tool used to scaffold web or hybrid mobile starter applications