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Closure Library vs Relay: What are the differences?

What is Closure Library? Google's common JavaScript library. Closure Library is a powerful, low-level JavaScript library designed for building complex and scalable web applications. It is used by many Google web applications, such as Google Search, Gmail, Google Docs, Google+, Google Maps, and others.

What is Relay? A JavaScript Framework for Building Data-Driven React Applications, by Facebook. Never again communicate with your data store using an imperative API. Simply declare your data requirements using GraphQL and let Relay figure out how and when to fetch your data.

Closure Library and Relay can be primarily classified as "Javascript UI Libraries" tools.

Closure Library and Relay are both open source tools. Relay with 13.1K GitHub stars and 1.29K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Closure Library with 3.23K GitHub stars and 842 GitHub forks.

What is Closure Library?

Closure Library is a powerful, low-level JavaScript library designed for building complex and scalable web applications. It is used by many Google web applications, such as Google Search, Gmail, Google Docs, Google+, Google Maps, and others.

What is Relay?

Never again communicate with your data store using an imperative API. Simply declare your data requirements using GraphQL and let Relay figure out how and when to fetch your data.
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        What are some alternatives to Closure Library and Relay?
        React
        Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
        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.
        jQuery
        jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
        jQuery UI
        Whether you're building highly interactive web applications or you just need to add a date picker to a form control, jQuery UI is the perfect choice.
        Vue.js
        It is a library for building interactive web interfaces. It provides data-reactive components with a simple and flexible API.
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        Parabol, Inc. uses RelayRelay

        Before relay-modern, we wrote our own subscriptions-capable GraphQL client + cache called Cashay. We switched to relay-modern when its functionality and community surpassed our own

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        Cirrus Labs uses RelayRelay

        Relay is used to minimize client-side logic on https://cirrus-ci.com/

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        GravityDev uses Closure LibraryClosure Library

        Front-end application.

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