AngularJS vs. Backbone.js vs. Durandal



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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.

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.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Backbone.js?
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Why do developers choose Durandal?
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Cons

What are the cons of using AngularJS?
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What are the cons of using Backbone.js?
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What are the cons of using Durandal?
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Companies

What companies use AngularJS?
3373 companies on StackShare use AngularJS
What companies use Backbone.js?
1200 companies on StackShare use Backbone.js
What companies use Durandal?
5 companies on StackShare use Durandal

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 tools integrate with Durandal?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Durandal

What are some alternatives to AngularJS, Backbone.js, and Durandal?

  • 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

See all alternatives to AngularJS

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