Angular vs React vs Vue.js
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- Written in TypeScript
|Uses HTML & CSS in a well-known way.||A complex project setup/build workflow is
|Routing, State Management, Http is all included|
or provided by core Angular teams members.
|Learning TS and key features like DI can be
|Detailed documentation that allows getting all|
|Migration issues which can appear while moving
from the older version to the latest ones.
|MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) that allows|
developers to work separately on the same app
section using the same set of data.
|Requires more time for education.|
|New features like enhanced RXJS, faster|
compilation (in under 3 seconds), new
|Two-way data binding that enables singular|
behavior for the app which minimized risks of
|Goolge Long-Term support.|
Use Angular if:
- You love coding in TypeScript
- You are fond of object-oriented programming
- You want to focus on large-scale, feature-rich applications
- You want to develop Native app, hybrid or web apps. (long-term and heavy-
- Library to build UI
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|Easy to learn, because of its simplicity in terms|
|For SPAs you need to add a lot of key features
|High level of flexibility and maximum of|
|JSX looks strange, working with JS only maybe
|Can be dropped into existing web apps/views.||React JS requires deep knowledge of how to
integrate user interface into MVC framework.
|Combined with ES6/7, ReactJS can work with the|
high load in an easy way.
|Lack of official documentation.|
lot of everyday updates and improvements
according to the contributions of developers all
over the world.
|React is unopinionated —meaning that
developers sometimes have too much choice
|Downward data binding which means that with|
this kind of data flow the child elements cannot
affect parent data.
|Absolutely light-weighted because the data|
performing on the user side can be easily
represented on the server side simultaneously.
|Migrating between versions is generally very|
|Virtual DOM (document object model) that|
allows arranging documents in HTML, XHTML, or
XML formats into a tree from which is better
acceptable by web browsers while parsing
different elements of the web app.
Use ReactJS if:
- You like flexibility more than other features
- You want to develop the cross-platform app, SPA or mobile apps.
- Created by Former Google Employee
- It has been learning from the mistakes and successes of
React & Angular
Benefits Drawbacks Intuitive syntax. Lack of resources. Vue.js still has a pretty small
market share in comparison with React or
Angular, which means that knowledge sharing in
this framework is still in the beginning phase.
Lightweight and easy to learn. Some key features for more complex apps have
to be added manually.
Core feature provided by core team. Language Barrier.
Lack of full English documentation.
Uses HTML & CSS in well known way Being too flexibile can be problematic.
Sometimes, Vue.js might have issues while
integrating into huge projects and there is still
no experience with possible solutions, but they
will definitely come soon.
Detailed documentation. Adaptability. It provides a rapid switching period
from other frameworks to Vue.js because of the
similarity with Angular and React in terms of
design and architecture.
Vue.js can be used for both building single-page
applications and more difficult web interfaces of
Can be dropped into existing web apps/view –
The main thing is that smaller interactive parts
can be easily integrated into the existing
infrastructure with no negative effect on the
Vue.js can help to develop pretty large reusable
templates that can be made with no extra time
allocated for that according to its simple
Vue.js can weight around 20KB keeping its
speed and flexibility that allows reaching much
better performance in comparison to other
Use Vue if:
- You are a fan of clean code
- You are a beginner
- You want separation of concerns
- You want to develop a small project