Backbone.js vs. Marionette vs. Durandal



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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 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.

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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Companies

What companies use Backbone.js?
1198 companies on StackShare use Backbone.js
What companies use Marionette?
45 companies on StackShare use Marionette
What companies use Durandal?
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Integrations

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

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

  • AngularJS - Superheroic JavaScript MVW Framework
  • 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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