Emotion vs styled-components: What are the differences?
Emotion: The Next Generation of CSS in JS. Emotion is a performant and flexible CSS-in-JS library. Building on many other CSS-in-JS libraries, it allows you to style apps quickly with string or object styles. It has predictable composition to avoid specificity issues with CSS. With source maps and labels, Emotion has a great developer experience and great performance with heavy caching in production; styled-components: Visual primitives for the component age. Use the best bits of ES6 and CSS to style your apps without stress. Visual primitives for the component age. Use the best bits of ES6 and CSS to style your apps without stress 💅.
Emotion and styled-components are both open source tools. styled-components with 24.7K GitHub stars and 1.46K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Emotion with 8.39K GitHub stars and 524 GitHub forks.
Swat.io, Teleport, and Fateseal are some of the popular companies that use styled-components, whereas Emotion is used by CircleCI, MakeSpace Labs, Inc, and Park Holidays UK. styled-components has a broader approval, being mentioned in 63 company stacks & 48 developers stacks; compared to Emotion, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.