10 Best Data Table/Grid Systems In JavaScript (2022 Update)

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What Is Data Table?

Data tables are used to organize data in a tabular format. They are often used in conjunction with JavaScript libraries to enhance the table features, making it more interactive and responsive.

In short, a Data table (data grid) is an advanced form of an HTML table.

It provides a convenient way to represent and manipulate tabular data in an enhanced table-like interface with advanced features such as pagination, filtering, AJAX loading, cell editing, row sorting, data ordering, etc.

The Best Data Table

Data tables are commonly used UI components in many platforms including web applications, mobile apps as well as in desktop applications. Given their popularity and wide range of applications, there is a multitude of JavaScript libraries that have been created specifically for data tables.

In this list you' find the 10 best jQuery & Vanilla JavaScript libraries to generate flexible, dynamic data tables (data grids) on the web applications. I hope you like it.

Originally Published Nov 14 2019, updated Mar 07 2022

Table of contents:

jQuery Data Table Plugins:

Dynamic Spreadsheet-like Data Grid - jExcel

A powerful jQuery and Vanilla JavaScript plugin which lets you dynamically generate a spreadsheet like CRUD data grid (table) from local JS data or even JSON, CSV, XSLX files.

Dynamic Spreadsheet-like Data Grid - jExcel

[Demo] [Download]


Excel-like CRUD Data Grid Library - Handsontable

handsontable is a powerful, flexible, feature-rich, Excel-like CRUD data grid/table library for JavaScript, Angular, React, and Vue.js.

Excel-like CRUD Data Grid Library - Handsontable

[Demo] [Download]


Feature-rich Data Table Plugin For Bootstrap 5/4/3/2

Bootstrap Table is a responsive, dynamic, extendable, multifunctional, and highly-customizable jQuery data table plugin for Bootstrap 4, Bootstrap 3 and Bootstrap 2.

Feature-rich Data Table Plugin For Bootstrap 5/4/3/2

[Demo] [Download]


Dynamic CRUD Data Grid Library - appendGrid

A powerful JavaScript/jQuery CRUD table plugin that turns the standard html table into a dynamic and editable data grid.

Dynamic CRUD Data Grid Library - appendGrid

[Demo] [Download]


Easy Data Table Generator with jQuery and JSON - Tabulator

Tabulator is a feature-rich jQuery plugin used for generating simple or complex data tables from any JSON data.

Easy Data Table Generator with jQuery and JSON - Tabulator

[Demo] [Download]


Vanilla JavaScript Data Table Plugins:

Vanilla-DataTables

A pure Vanilla JavaScript based data table component that features dynamic tabular data, table filtering, sorting, paginating and many more.

Dynamic CRUD Data Grid Library - appendGrid

[Demo] [Download]


Flexible Interactive Data Table In Pure JavaScript – JSTable

A tiny, flexible, powerful data table library to make your HTML table interactive with sorting, filtering, and pagination functionalities.

Flexible Interactive Data Table In Pure JavaScript – JSTable

[Demo] [Download]


Full-featured Data Table JavaScript Library – Grid.js

A tiny yet advanced, feature-rich, developer-friendly data table/grid library for representing tabular data on the web.

Full-featured Data Table JavaScript Library – Grid.js

[Demo] [Download]


Simple Fast Data Table JavaScript Library – RdataTB

A simple plain JavaScript library that helps you generate user-friendly data tables from regular HTML tables.

Simple Fast Data Table JavaScript Library – RdataTB

[Demo] [Download]


Convert Regular HTML Tables Into Datatables – js-datatable

A simple-to-use JavaScript library that converts a normal static HTML table into a user-friendly table view with sorting, searching, and pagination features.

Convert Regular HTML Tables Into Datatables – js-datatable

[Demo] [Download]


Conclusion:

We hope the list above will be useful to those seeking a JavaScript library to work on data table. Don't forget to check out each library's demo pages, which can often give you a good idea as to what they have to offer and whether they are in line with your needs.

Seeking more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create awesome Data Tables on the web & mobile? See jQuery Data Table and JavaScript Data Table sections for more details.

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