Here we compare between angular, angular2, backbone and react. In this comparison we will focus on the latest versions of those packages. The current versions are angular 1.6.6, angular2 2.0.0-beta.21, backbone 1.3.3 and react 15.6.1.
HTML enhanced for web apps.
It was authored
Angular Core Team
on Mar, 2012.
angular2, Angular 2 - a web framework for modern web apps. It was authored on Feb, 2015.
backbone, Give your JS App some Backbone with Models, Views, Collections, and Events. It was authored by Jeremy Ashkenas on Jul, 2011.
When comparing those packages you notice that
react is the more popular package today
Stars on Github).
angular has more forks.
angular2 has more frequent updates.
backbone has been out there for longer (since 5 years ago), it also has less open issues.
react has more versions, a bigger community of maintainers, more daily downloads, more weekly downloads, more monthly downloads, more stars on Github and more followers on Github.
In our review angular got 688,677 points, angular2 got 51,062 points, backbone got 466,288 points and react got 3,105,638 points. The points are a summary of how big the community is and how well the package is maintained.
Lets dive deeper and have a look at some more details on those packages.
|keywords||angular, framework, browser, client-side||model, view, controller, router, server, client, browser||react|
|author||Angular Core Team||N/A||Jeremy Ashkenas||N/A|
|Related / similar packages|
|ember, vue||ember, vue||ember, vue||ember, vue|
|created||5 years ago (Mar, 2012)||3 years ago (Feb, 2015)||6 years ago (Jul, 2011)||6 years ago (Oct, 2011)|
|modified||3 days ago||6 days ago||13 days ago||7 hours ago|
|version average||every 16 days||every 14 days||every 3 months||every 17 days|
|open pull requests||30||30||30||30|
|install||npm i -S angular||npm i -S angular2||npm i -S backbone||npm i -S react|
|remove||npm r -S angular||npm r -S angular2||npm r -S backbone||npm r -S react|