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jQuery vs React: What are the differences?

jQuery: The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library. jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML; React: A JavaScript library for building user interfaces. 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 and React belong to "Javascript UI Libraries" category of the tech stack.

"Cross-browser", "Dom manipulation" and "Power" are the key factors why developers consider jQuery; whereas "Components", "Virtual dom" and "Performance" are the primary reasons why React is favored.

jQuery 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 jQuery with 51.9K GitHub stars and 18.3K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, jQuery has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4049 company stacks & 2607 developers stacks; compared to React, which is listed in 3223 company stacks and 3085 developer stacks.

What is jQuery?

jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.

What is 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.
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