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Handsontable vs Vue.js: What are the differences?

Developers describe Handsontable as "Excel-like data grid in pure JavaScript". Handsontable is a minimalist approach to Excel-like table editor (datagrid/data grid) in HTML & JavaScript. On the other hand, Vue.js is detailed as "Reactive Components for Modern Web Interfaces". Vue.js is a library for building interactive web interfaces. It provides data-reactive components with a simple and flexible API.

Handsontable can be classified as a tool in the "Datagrids" category, while Vue.js is grouped under "Javascript UI Libraries".

Some of the features offered by Handsontable are:

  • Cell renderers
  • Custom HTML
  • Scroll bars & Column stretch

On the other hand, Vue.js provides the following key features:

  • Reactivity
  • Components
  • Modularity

"Excel in browser" is the top reason why over 4 developers like Handsontable, while over 209 developers mention "Simple and easy to start with" as the leading cause for choosing Vue.js.

Handsontable and Vue.js are both open source tools. Vue.js with 143K GitHub stars and 20.7K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Handsontable with 12.2K GitHub stars and 2.27K GitHub forks.

What is Handsontable?

Handsontable is a minimalist approach to Excel-like table editor (datagrid/data grid) in HTML & JavaScript.

What is 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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