How are they different?
Here we compare between angular and react. In this comparison we will focus on the latest versions of both packages. The current versions are angular 1.6.2 and react 15.4.2.
When comparing both packages you notice that
react is the more popular package today
Stars on Github).
angular has more versions, more frequent updates, less dependencies, more followers on Github and more forks.
On the other hand, react has been out there for longer (since 5 years ago), it also has a bigger community of maintainers, more daily downloads, more weekly downloads, more monthly downloads, less open issues and more stars on Github.
In our review angular got 543,625 points and react got 1,991,086 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 both packages.