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Description

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.

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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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Backbone.js?
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    What are the cons of using Durandal?
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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Backbone.js?
    1061 companies on StackShare use Backbone.js
    What companies use Durandal?
    5 companies on StackShare use Durandal
    What companies use Espresso.js?
    1 companies on StackShare use Espresso.js

    Integrations

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

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    • 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.

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