Flask vs React: What are the differences?
What is Flask? a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions. Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
"Lightweight", "Python" and "Minimal" are the key factors why developers consider Flask; whereas "Components", "Virtual dom" and "Performance" are the primary reasons why React is favored.
Flask and React are both open source tools. It seems that React with 132K GitHub stars and 24.5K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Flask with 45.2K GitHub stars and 12.7K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, React has a broader approval, being mentioned in 3224 company stacks & 3094 developers stacks; compared to Flask, which is listed in 511 company stacks and 532 developer stacks.
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For those who want to develop business in China, Vue.js would be your first choice. I never thought Vue.js is better than Angular 2 or React , but for project language choosing, sometimes you should not only consider technology advance, but also must consider human resource market.
In China, there are far more engineers familiar with Vue.js than React and Angular, that means you can easily hire some front end engineers with much cheaper price. The reason why Vue.js is so popular in China is just because the community, as Vue.js author You Yuxi is Chinese, the community around Vue.js is mainly in Chinese language and most engineers speaks Mandarin, thus they can get questions and problems solved at first time.
From technical side, Vue.js is more like a simplified Angular, syntax are mostly same,
v-for. The most convenience part is Vue.js put
css in one single
vue file so that you will not have to create a separate folder to include 3 files as Angular does.
To be frankly, I love Vue.js especially when I need to quickly create a small project contains only 1 or 2 pages even 5 pages, Vue.js would be the best choice, it's small and fast. For a really big and huge project, I will consider Angular, after all, there are far more complicated and interesting plugins to play with, Angular need more time, more code, more complex, but we senior engineer is living for some sophisticated code which only we can understand and set barriers for other beginners, right?