Deku vs Essential React: What are the differences?
Developers describe Deku as "Functional view library for building UI components as an alternative to React". A library for creating UI components using virtual DOM as an alternative to React. Deku has a smaller footprint (~10kb), a functional API, and doesn't support legacy browsers. On the other hand, Essential React is detailed as "A minimal skeleton for building testable React apps using ES6". A minimal skeleton for building testable React apps using ES6.
Deku and Essential React are both open source tools. Deku with 3.41K GitHub stars and 167 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Essential React with 2.06K GitHub stars and 147 GitHub forks.