Ampersand.js vs. Chaplin vs. Espresso.js



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What is Ampersand.js?

We <3 Backbone.js at &yet. It’s brilliantly simple and solves many common problems in developing clientside applications. But we missed the focused simplicity of tiny modules in node-land. We wanted something similar in style and philosophy, but that fully embraced tiny modules, npm, and browserify. Ampersand.js is a well-defined approach to combining (get it?) a series of intentionally tiny modules.

What is Chaplin?

Chaplin addresses Backbone’s limitations by providing a lightweight and flexible structure that features well-proven design patterns and best practices. Chaplin empowers you to quickly develop scalable single-page web applications; allowing you to focus on designing and developing the underlying functionality in your web application.

What is Espresso.js?

Espresso.js is a tiny MVC framework inspired by Backbone and React with a focus on simplicity and speed. We've aimed to bring the ideas of unidirectional data flow of Flux to a simple, Backbone-style library.

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What are some alternatives to Ampersand.js, Chaplin, and Espresso.js?

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  • Backbone.js - Give your JS App some Backbone with Models, Views, Collections, and Events
  • Angular 2 - One framework. Mobile & desktop.
  • Ember.js - A JavaScript framework for creating ambitious web apps

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