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After the most awaited official release of AngularJS 2.0, the popularity of the framework has reached a new level. However, this is still a risky decision to jump to the new version if you are not so sure. Let us help your decision with this flowchart:
Whatever the conclusion you come to, you must admit that AngularJS (maintained by Google) has the capacity to build web applications like no other. With a rapid development pace, easy code integration, readiness for unit testing AngulatJS can certainly be you choice for next project.
Read More: Top 20 latest Angular JS Developer Tools
However, while comparing with AngularJS, ReactJS falls short in testing simplicity and component structure. Also, needless to say, this does not make ReactJS fall short from AngularJS.
For detailed comparison: AngularJS vs ReactJS : What’s good for your business?
Also, Meteor is perfect for those who wants to build real-time web apps. All of the app’s layers from database to template update automatically. This is how it works-
Hence, the user does not need to refresh the page to see the updates. Just like what you see after commenting on a Linkedin post.
Also know: Firebase Vs Meteor
The main idea of Node.js is to use non-blocking, event-driven I/O to remain lightweight and efficient in the face of data-intensive real-time apps that run across distributed devices. In simpler words, Node.JS is used for specific reasons to fill out particular needs.
It helps build scalable and fast network applications, as it’s capable of handling a large number of simultaneous connections with high throughput, which brings out high scalability.
Read More: Top 10 Advantages of Using NodeJS
Some amazing frameworks like Ember.js allow you to develop web applications easily with a faster pace. Ember.js is many developers’ first preference because of many reasons. One is Ember.js’s router allows you to stop breaking the web. With Ember, you get URLs and a default working back button with every route created by you, and the API is easy to use.
Moreover, the combination of Ember.js and Rails provides you more freedom, flexibility, and joy to code richer and more interactive web app.
Mithril.js has few similar features like React.js. Mithril gives you hierarchical MVC components and safe-by-default templates with an intelligent DOM difference checking for high-performance rendering just like React. Moreover, Customizable data binding and URL routing are two of the impressive features of Mithril.js.
Moreover, Polymer has web components that are part of the HTML standard which promises longer existence than ReactJS. Hence, there is a low chance for Polymer to get replaced in future by another framework.
The Bottom Line
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