jQuery vs. Zepto vs. Famo.us

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Description

What is jQuery?

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

What is Zepto?

While 100% jQuery coverage is not a design goal, the APIs provided match their jQuery counterparts. The goal is to have a ~5-10k modular library that downloads and executes fast, with a familiar and versatile API, so you can concentrate on getting stuff done.

What is Famo.us?

Famo.us is a free and open source JavaScript platform for building mobile apps and desktop experiences. What makes Famo.us 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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Cons

What are the cons of using jQuery?
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Companies

What companies use jQuery?
4619 companies on StackShare use jQuery
What companies use Zepto?
64 companies on StackShare use Zepto
What companies use Famo.us?
3 companies on StackShare use Famo.us

Integrations

What tools integrate with jQuery?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with jQuery
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What tools integrate with Famo.us?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Famo.us

What are some alternatives to jQuery, Zepto, and Famo.us?

  • React - A JavaScript library for building user interfaces
  • jQuery UI - Curated set of user interface interactions, effects, widgets, and themes built on top of the jQuery JavaScript Library
  • Vue.js - Reactive Components for Modern Web Interfaces
  • Flux - Application Architecture for Building User Interfaces

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