React vs. jQuery vs.

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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.

What is jQuery?

jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.

What is is a free and open source JavaScript platform for building mobile apps and desktop experiences. What makes unique is its JavaScript rendering engine and 3D physics engine that gives developers the power and tools to build native quality apps and animations using pure JavaScript.

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What companies use React?
3787 companies on StackShare use React
What companies use jQuery?
4872 companies on StackShare use jQuery
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3 companies on StackShare use
What tools integrate with React?
123 tools on StackShare integrate with React
What tools integrate with jQuery?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with jQuery
What tools integrate with
3 tools on StackShare integrate with

What are some alternatives to React, jQuery, and

  • AngularJS - Superheroic JavaScript MVW Framework
  • Vue.js - Reactive Components for Modern Web Interfaces
  • jQuery UI - Curated set of user interface interactions, effects, widgets, and themes built on top of the jQuery JavaScript Library
  • Flux - Application Architecture for Building User Interfaces

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