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Faster Dom vs Zepto: What are the differences?

What is Faster Dom? Create lightweight, quick, and responsive interfaces. Lightweight replacement of React + MobX + React Router, which does not use the virtual DOM comparison, but the re-render of only what has changed.

What is Zepto? Minimalist JavaScript library for modern browsers, with a jQuery-compatible API. 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.

Faster Dom and Zepto belong to "Javascript UI Libraries" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Faster Dom are:

  • Small Size (4.1 kB or 1.38 kB gzipped)
  • Performance (~60 fps)
  • Router + Resolver support

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

  • zepto - Core module
  • contains most methods
  • event - Event handling via on() & off()

Faster Dom and Zepto are both open source tools. It seems that Zepto with 14.5K GitHub stars and 4.06K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Faster Dom with 152 GitHub stars and 5 GitHub forks.

What is Faster Dom?

Lightweight replacement of React + MobX + React Router, which does not use the virtual DOM comparison, but the re-render of only what has changed.

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.
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            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
            It is a library for building interactive web interfaces. It provides data-reactive components with a simple and flexible API.
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            I'll consider Zepto if jQuery is overkill for the amount of JavaScript work I'll be needing for the specific project.

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            For the occasional lightweight JQuery alternative.

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