AngularJS vs. Backbone.js



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What is AngularJS?

AngularJS lets you write client-side web applications as if you had a smarter browser. It lets you use good old HTML (or HAML, Jade and friends!) as your template language and lets you extend HTML’s syntax to express your application’s components clearly and succinctly. It automatically synchronizes data from your UI (view) with your JavaScript objects (model) through 2-way data binding.

What is Backbone.js?

Backbone supplies structure to JavaScript-heavy applications by providing models key-value binding and custom events, collections with a rich API of enumerable functions, views with declarative event handling, and connects it all to your existing application over a RESTful JSON interface.

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Pros

Why do developers choose AngularJS?
Why do you like AngularJS?

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

Cons

What are the cons of using AngularJS?
Downsides of AngularJS?

What are the cons of using Backbone.js?
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Companies

What companies use AngularJS?
3378 companies on StackShare use AngularJS
What companies use Backbone.js?
1200 companies on StackShare use Backbone.js

Integrations

What tools integrate with AngularJS?
31 tools on StackShare integrate with AngularJS
What tools integrate with Backbone.js?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Backbone.js

What are some alternatives to AngularJS and Backbone.js?

  • Angular 2 - One framework. Mobile & desktop.
  • Ember.js - A JavaScript framework for creating ambitious web apps
  • Aurelia - Next gen JS framework written with ES6 and ES7. Integrates with Web Components. No external dependencies except polyfills.
  • Marionette - Make your Backbone applications dance

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