What is Vanilla JS?

What is Vanilla JS?
By Henry Yeung, Frontend Developer @ Jump
Some of you may already know, we use Vue.js in our development. In fact, we also use Vanilla JS in every single one of our projects.

Where can I find Vanilla JS?
Here is the official site of Vanilla JS. You can download it and play around with it.

So what is Vanilla JS?
After all, Vanilla JS is just plain Javascript - one of the most basic essential components of making a website. Vanilla JS is an internet joke on developers who overuses Javascript libraries such as jQuery.

Why is it called Vanilla JS?
When people try to get a "plain ice-cream", they usually mean vanilla ice-cream. So we use Vanilla JS to represent "plain Javascript".