Drop down selection
select element with other elements that combined with search and easy multiple selection buttons make the ancient form element behave and look like it should.
I have taken each of them into use within the two last years, according to the following connections to the sites that are relevant for me and in which I can try such things out:
Some statistics from each GitHub project, at the time of writing:
|Name||Stars||Forks||Issues (open/closed)||Release count||Latest release|
|Chosen||14668||2715||201/1563||26||1.0.0, 30th Jul 2013|
|Select2||9603||1660||232/1873||14||3.4.5, 4th Nov 2013|
|selectize.js||3004||370||103/175||58||0.8.5, 25th Nov 2013|
Each of the following CodePen.io links contains an example which demonstrates a simple use for single selection and multiple selection options.
|Chosen||25.1 KB||11.3 KB||1.5 KB||37.9 KB|
|Select2||59.3 KB||17.2 KB||3.3 KB||79.8 KB|
|selectize.js||36.8 KB||11.3 KB||-||48.1 KB|