In this article we will look "under the hood" of Magento 2.0 frontend engine. And describe the most interesting parts in details.
New Magento 2 frontend engine keeps up with the times, and uses HTML5, CSS3 technologies.
The Prototype library was replaced by jQuery. And yes, jQuery is out of the box now (at last!), along with Jquery UI. But anyway Prototype is still present in Magento 2.
Magento 2 have Magento UI library (which is based on LESS), it contains a solid set of mixins, also a large set of variables that allows you to make the development process more intuitive and flexible.See more