Vanilla Javascript is better than any plugin or framework

Javascript its self is buggy, and poorly preformant.

Appeal To Authority

Javascript is neither buggy or slow. Javascript implementations are one of the least prone to compatibility issues out of all web technologies and Javascript is approaching native speed in modern engines and has been for many years. http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/05/native-level-performance-on-the-web-a-brief-examination-of-asm-js/