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DataTables vs Handsontable: What are the differences?

DataTables: A plug-in for the jQuery Javascript library. It is a highly flexible tool, built upon the foundations of progressive enhancement, that adds all of these advanced features to any HTML table; Handsontable: Excel-like data grid in pure JavaScript. Handsontable is a minimalist approach to Excel-like table editor (datagrid/data grid) in HTML & JavaScript.

DataTables and Handsontable are primarily classified as "Javascript Utilities & Libraries" and "Datagrids" tools respectively.

Handsontable is an open source tool with 12.3K GitHub stars and 2.3K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Handsontable's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Handsontable has a broader approval, being mentioned in 5 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to DataTables, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

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    What is DataTables?

    It is a highly flexible tool, built upon the foundations of progressive enhancement, that adds all of these advanced features to any HTML table.

    What is Handsontable?

    Handsontable is a minimalist approach to Excel-like table editor (datagrid/data grid) in HTML & JavaScript.

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