Go check out their website, it’s incredibly good at explaining itself.

To me, a backend heavy developer, HTMX is the frontend framework I like to use because:

  • It does not feel like a JavaScript framework at all, but more like an extension of the HTTP/HTML model
  • It allows me to write interfaces that feel responsive and modern to users while still doing all the heavy lifting in my backend with the tools I’m used to
  • It works with my mental model, which is heavily based on the request-response cycle

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