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Closure Library vs Select2: What are the differences?

Developers describe Closure Library as "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. On the other hand, Select2 is detailed as "The jQuery replacement for select boxes". It gives you a customizable select box with support for searching, tagging, remote data sets, infinite scrolling, and many other highly used options. It comes with support for RTL environments, searching with diacritics and over 40 languages built-in.

Closure Library and Select2 can be primarily classified as "Javascript UI Libraries" tools.

Closure Library and Select2 are both open source tools. It seems that Select2 with 23.9K GitHub stars and 5.68K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Closure Library with 3.27K GitHub stars and 855 GitHub forks.

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    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 Select2?

    It gives you a customizable select box with support for searching, tagging, remote data sets, infinite scrolling, and many other highly used options. It comes with support for RTL environments, searching with diacritics and over 40 languages built-in.

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