jQuery vs Zepto: What are the differences?
"Cross-browser" is the top reason why over 1265 developers like jQuery, while over 2 developers mention "Lightweight " as the leading cause for choosing Zepto.
jQuery and Zepto are both open source tools. jQuery with 51.9K GitHub stars and 18.3K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Zepto with 14.5K GitHub stars and 4.06K GitHub forks.
What is jQuery?
What is Zepto?
Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!
Sign up to add, upvote and see more prosMake informed product decisions
What are the cons of using Zepto?
Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions
Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions
Late in 2014, around the time of the Series D, the WeWork engineering team had grown to 14, and while the backend was modernized with Rails and Active Admin CMS, the main website was lacking. The new headcount provided enough capacity to address the aging WordPress website.
As the team experimented with front-end technologies, they implemented a new signup flow with Angular, and other flows, including the Market Page, in React and Redux. The team says of that time: “If you’re following closely, yes, this means that in one rails app we had pages that included one or many of the following: jQuery, Angular, and React.”