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Ember.js vs React: What are the differences?

React JS is a JavaScript library which helps in creating user interfaces; maintained by the mighty Facebook, React is preferred by users due to its performance and fastest library response. Does not provide an infrastructure of its own, and setting up one is a bit tough for beginners Although learning ReactJS is very easy due to the documentation and community support. Whereas, Ember JS is an open source JavaScript Framework helps create a scalable single page web application. A bit slow when compared to Angular JS, it has one of the best in distributor logic though. A combination of Ember Data and the best CLI makes working with Ember easier.

What is Ember.js?

Ember.js is a JavaScript framework that does all of the heavy lifting that you'd normally have to do by hand. There are tasks that are common to every web app; Ember.js does those things for you, so you can focus on building killer features and UI.

What is 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.

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Vue.js
Vue.js is a library for building interactive web interfaces. It provides data-reactive components with a simple and flexible API.
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.
Backbone.js
Backbone supplies structure to JavaScript-heavy applications by providing models key-value binding and custom events, collections with a rich API of enumerable functions, views with declarative event handling, and connects it all to your existing application over a RESTful JSON interface.
Angular 2
Angular is a development platform for building mobile and desktop web applications.
Aurelia
Aurelia is a next generation JavaScript client framework that leverages simple conventions to empower your creativity.
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Instacart uses ReactReact

Before two weeks ago or so, it used to be Backbone views and models, and everything was on our main store app, and our mobile web app, but actually, we just switched our mobile web app to using ReactJS for the interface. So it’s using Backbone models but ReactJS front-end components. Really, it was borne out of the frustration with how the Backbone model-view bindings worked, and it wasn’t especially performant for large views, and we had to do lots of tricks to make it performant. But swapping that out with React views meant that it could be both simpler and faster without having to spend a lot of time on that.

One other interesting thing about that is, since React actually works okay with the Backbone models and the Backbone router and stuff like that, we didn’t have to rewrite the mobile web application and update it to ReactJS. Rewrites are almost always a bad idea. We were able to upgrade pieces of it at a time, move on to React, and now the entire thing is using React and just has the Backbone router and models and stuff like that that we already had, so it's a lot faster.

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Netflix uses ReactReact

At the beginning of last year, Netflix UI engineers embarked on several ambitious projects to dramatically transform the user experience on our desktop and mobile platforms. Given a UI redesign of a scale similar to that undergone by TVs and game consoles, it was essential for us to re-evaluate our existing UI technology stack and to determine whether to explore new solutions. Do we have the right building blocks to create best-in-class single-page web applications? And what specific problems are we looking to solve? Much of our existing front-end infrastructure consists of hand-rolled components optimized for the current website and iOS application. Our decision to adopt React was influenced by a number of factors, most notably: 1) startup speed, 2) runtime performance, and 3) modularity.

React has exceeded our requirements and enabled us to build a tremendous foundation on which to innovate the Netflix experience.

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Cloudcraft uses ReactReact

Web-frontend programming prior to React: like banging rocks together. With React: Like wearing fusion powered underwear. Gives you a nice warm feeling. Using React for Cloudcraft.co allowed us to create a beautiful UI in record time (1 month start to launch), with virtually no bugs popping up during development. The functional approach to just rendering your component given a state just makes so much sense, with React figuring out the delta between your current and desired representation. It's the future kids!

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Kurzor, s.r.o. uses ReactReact

React is choice number 1 when it comes to JS development at Kurzor. We choose React because it solves many issues with web applications in a elegant way. Writing an app in components is useful for coordination and isolation of concerns. React forces you to abandon state and use vertical passing through props instead. And having as many Pure Components as possible helps to write cleaner code.

With React we usually use: Redux, React Router, React Toolbox, Styled Components.

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Kent Steiner uses ReactReact

This is the best component framework and API available today for building modern web sites and apps. I really enjoy how minimal it is, and powerful at the same time. It removes opinionated development and replaces it with logic and data philosophies, which has in turn fostered a robust and lively code and support community.

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Onezino Gabriel uses Ember.jsEmber.js

Framework front-end utilizado para atingir alta produtividade e permitir organização por todo o projeto client web.

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brenoinojosa uses Ember.jsEmber.js

We're using a 100% Ember application in our main website, bytelore.com, after we decided to refactor it.

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itzMe uses Ember.jsEmber.js

Ember.js is the framework we have used to develop our front end applications in.

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olenderhub uses Ember.jsEmber.js

I have experience with Ember 1, 2 and 3 (3+ years experience - remotely work)

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Tongliang Liu uses Ember.jsEmber.js

Icon is so cute; so does the framework.

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