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jQuery vs Umbrella JS: What are the differences?

Developers describe jQuery as "The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library". jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML. On the other hand, Umbrella JS is detailed as "Tiny library for DOM manipulation, events and AJAX". Covers your javascript needs for those rainy days. A <3kb performant jQuery-like library born from the question: You might not need jQuery, then what do you need?

You probably need awesome CSS (like Picnic CSS) and a lightweight, modern and performant javascript library. This does:

DOM traversal (selector, filter, find, each, etc.) DOM editing (classes & attributes, html, before, etc.) Event handling.

jQuery and Umbrella JS can be categorized as "Javascript UI Libraries" tools.

jQuery is an open source tool with 51.9K GitHub stars and 18.3K GitHub forks. Here's a link to jQuery's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is jQuery?

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

What is Umbrella JS?

Covers your javascript needs for those rainy days. A <3kb performant jQuery-like library born from the question: You might not need jQuery, then what do you need? You probably need awesome CSS (like Picnic CSS) and a lightweight, modern and performant javascript library. This does: DOM traversal (selector, filter, find, each, etc.) DOM editing (classes & attributes, html, before, etc.) Event handling
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