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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 Marionette?

Marionette brings an application architecture to Backbone, along with built in view management and memory management. Backbone.Marionette is a composite application library for Backbone.js that aims to simplify the construction of large scale JavaScript applications. It is a collection of common design and implementation patterns found in applications.

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    What are the cons of using Marionette?
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    Companies

    What companies use AngularJS?
    2600 companies on StackShare use AngularJS
    What companies use Backbone.js?
    1062 companies on StackShare use Backbone.js
    What companies use Marionette?
    33 companies on StackShare use Marionette

    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 Marionette?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Marionette

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

    • 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.
    • KnockoutJS - Knockout makes it easier to create rich, responsive UIs with JavaScript

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