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Knockout vs Prototype: 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, Prototype is detailed as "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.

Knockout and Prototype can be categorized as "Javascript UI Libraries" tools.

Knockout and Prototype are both open source tools. Knockout with 9.84K GitHub stars and 1.55K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Prototype with 3.46K GitHub stars and 657 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Prototype has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2115 company stacks & 20 developers stacks; compared to Knockout, which is listed in 38 company stacks and 146 developer stacks.

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    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.

    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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    What are some alternatives to Knockout and Prototype?
    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.
    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
    jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
    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.
    Vue.js
    It is a library for building interactive web interfaces. It provides data-reactive components with a simple and flexible API.
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