The parentNode platform is composed of the following free and open source projects and based on an extended LAMP stack.


Manipulator is an extremely flexible, performance optimized JavaScript library and framework with a slightly neurotic focus on details. Simple DOM manipulations to advanced animations to complex web applications. It is 8 times faster than jQuery.

Current version: 0.9.2


Janitor is a PHP content management and distribution developer toolkit, with a unique focus on frontend development. A simple item-based data model and logical inheritance architecture allows you to extend Janitor in any way you want.

Current version: 0.7.7


Detector is your one-stop solution to supporting all HTML capable devices on earth and lowering your development complexity at the same time. Providing you with a simple model for mixing up your own unambiguous device support in any given project.

Current version: 3.1


Templator is a semantic search engine optimized HTML template model for web development, that allows for a complete separation of content, design and functionality. Get ready for copy/paste markup for any site content.

Current version: 2

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