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Knockout vs jQuery UI: What are the differences?

Developers describe Knockout as "Create rich, responsive UIs with JavaScript". It is a JavaScript library that helps you to create rich, responsive display and editor user interfaces with a clean underlying data model. Any time you have sections of UI that update dynamically (e.g., changing depending on the user’s actions or when an external data source changes), it can help you implement it more simply and maintainably. On the other hand, jQuery UI is detailed as "Curated set of user interface interactions, effects, widgets, and themes built on top of the jQuery JavaScript Library". 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.

Knockout and jQuery UI can be primarily classified as "Javascript UI Libraries" tools.

Knockout and jQuery UI are both open source tools. It seems that jQuery UI with 10.8K GitHub stars and 5.23K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Knockout with 9.84K GitHub stars and 1.55K GitHub forks.

LinkedIn, Accenture, and Typeform are some of the popular companies that use jQuery UI, whereas Knockout is used by Queue-it, Huddle, and elmah.io. jQuery UI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 24275 company stacks & 8157 developers stacks; compared to Knockout, which is listed in 38 company stacks and 146 developer stacks.

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Pros of jQuery UI
Pros of Knockout
  • 213
    Ui components
  • 155
    Cross-browser
  • 121
    Easy
  • 100
    It's jquery
  • 81
    Open source
  • 57
    Widgets
  • 48
    Plugins
  • 46
    Popular
  • 39
    Datepicker
  • 23
    Great community
  • 7
    DOM Manipulation
  • 5
    Themes
  • 0
    Some good ui components
  • 1
    Great for validations
  • 1
    Data centered application

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What is 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.

What is Knockout?

It is a JavaScript library that helps you to create rich, responsive display and editor user interfaces with a clean underlying data model. Any time you have sections of UI that update dynamically (e.g., changing depending on the user’s actions or when an external data source changes), it can help you implement it more simply and maintainably.

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What are some alternatives to jQuery UI and Knockout?
Bootstrap
Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
jQuery
jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
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.
jQuery Mobile
jQuery Mobile is a HTML5-based user interface system designed to make responsive web sites and apps that are accessible on all smartphone, tablet and desktop devices.
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.
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