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jQuery UI vs Prototype: What are the differences?

jQuery UI: 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; Prototype: Prototype JavaScript framework. Prototype is a JavaScript framework that aims to ease development of dynamic web applications. It offers a familiar class-style OO framework, extensive Ajax support, higher-order programming constructs, and easy DOM manipulation.

jQuery UI and Prototype belong to "Javascript UI Libraries" category of the tech stack.

jQuery UI and Prototype are both open source tools. jQuery UI with 10.7K GitHub stars and 5.06K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Prototype with 3.41K GitHub stars and 652 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, jQuery UI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1896 company stacks & 574 developers stacks; compared to Prototype, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of jQuery UI
Pros of Prototype
  • 214
    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
  • 6
    Themes
  • 0
    Some good ui components
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    Cons of jQuery UI
    Cons of Prototype
    • 1
      Does not contain charts or graphs
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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 Prototype?

      Prototype is a JavaScript framework that aims to ease development of dynamic web applications. It offers a familiar class-style OO framework, extensive Ajax support, higher-order programming constructs, and easy DOM manipulation.

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