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Chaplin vs Durandal: What are the differences?

Developers describe Chaplin as "HTML5 application architecture using Backbone.js". Chaplin addresses Backbone’s limitations by providing a lightweight and flexible structure that features well-proven design patterns and best practices. Chaplin empowers you to quickly develop scalable single-page web applications; allowing you to focus on designing and developing the underlying functionality in your web application. On the other hand, Durandal is detailed as "Single Page Apps Done Right". 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.

Chaplin and Durandal can be primarily classified as "Javascript MVC Frameworks" tools.

Chaplin and Durandal are both open source tools. It seems that Chaplin with 2.92K GitHub stars and 247 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Durandal with 1.78K GitHub stars and 391 GitHub forks.

What is Chaplin?

Chaplin addresses Backbone’s limitations by providing a lightweight and flexible structure that features well-proven design patterns and best practices. Chaplin empowers you to quickly develop scalable single-page web applications; allowing you to focus on designing and developing the underlying functionality in your web application.

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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