Ember.js vs. Durandal vs. Ampersand.js

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What is Ember.js?

Ember.js is a JavaScript framework that does all of the heavy lifting that you'd normally have to do by hand. There are tasks that are common to every web app; Ember.js does those things for you, so you can focus on building killer features and UI.

What is Durandal?

Durandal is a cross-device, cross-platform client framework written in JS and designed to make Single Page Applications (SPAs) easy to create and maintain.

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.

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Why do developers choose Ember.js?
Why do you like Ember.js?

Why do developers choose Durandal?
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Why do developers choose Ampersand.js?
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What are the cons of using Ember.js?
Downsides of Ember.js?

What are the cons of using Durandal?
No Cons submitted yet for Durandal
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What are the cons of using Ampersand.js?
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How much does Ember.js cost?
How much does Durandal cost?
How much does Ampersand.js cost?
What companies use Ember.js?
347 companies on StackShare use Ember.js
What companies use Durandal?
5 companies on StackShare use Durandal
What companies use Ampersand.js?
4 companies on StackShare use Ampersand.js
What tools integrate with Ember.js?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Ember.js
What tools integrate with Durandal?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Durandal
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Ember.js, Durandal, and Ampersand.js?

  • AngularJS - Superheroic JavaScript MVW Framework
  • Backbone.js - Give your JS App some Backbone with Models, Views, Collections, and Events
  • Angular 2 - One framework. Mobile & desktop.
  • Aurelia - Next gen JS framework written with ES6 and ES7. Integrates with Web Components. No external dependencies except polyfills.

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