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Essential React vs Riot: What are the differences?

Developers describe Essential React as "A minimal skeleton for building testable React apps using ES6". A minimal skeleton for building testable React apps using ES6. On the other hand, Riot is detailed as "A React-like user interface micro-library". Riot brings custom tags to all browsers. Think React + Polymer but with enjoyable syntax and a small learning curve.

Essential React and Riot belong to "Javascript UI Libraries" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Essential React are:

  • Minimal tooling
  • ES6 with support for IE 8
  • Testability

On the other hand, Riot provides the following key features:

  • Absolutely the smallest possible amount of DOM updates and reflows.
  • One way data flow: updates and unmounts are propagated downwards from parent to children.
  • Expressions are pre-compiled and cached for high performance.

Essential React and Riot are both open source tools. It seems that Riot with 13.7K GitHub stars and 1.02K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Essential React with 2.06K GitHub stars and 147 GitHub forks.

What is Essential React?

A minimal skeleton for building testable React apps using ES6.

What is Riot?

Riot brings custom tags to all browsers. Think React + Polymer but with enjoyable syntax and a small learning curve.

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            What are some alternatives to Essential React and Riot?
            jQuery
            jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
            jQuery UI
            Whether you're building highly interactive web applications or you just need to add a date picker to a form control, jQuery UI is the perfect choice.
            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.
            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.
            Vue.js
            Vue.js is a library for building interactive web interfaces. It provides data-reactive components with a simple and flexible API.
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