Comparing angular vs. react

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 1.7.4 and react 16.5.2.

angular, HTML enhanced for web apps. It was authored by Angular Core Team on Mar, 2012.
react, React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. It was authored on Oct, 2011.

When comparing both packages you notice that react is the more popular package today (111,493 Stars on Github).
angular has fewer dependencies and more forks.
On the other hand, react has been out there for longer (since 6 years ago), it also has more versions, more frequent updates, a bigger community of maintainers, more weekly downloads, more monthly downloads, fewer open issues, more stars on Github and more followers on Github.

In our review angular got 837,782 points and react got 6,614,802 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.

Going into more detail




description HTML enhanced for web apps React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces.
keywords angular, framework, browser, client-side react
author Angular Core Team N/A
Related / similar packages
ejs, jade, vue, angular2 ejs, jade, vue, angular2
licenses MIT MIT
created 6 years ago (Mar, 2012) 7 years ago (Oct, 2011)
modified 12 days ago 15 hours ago
total versions 135 155
version average every 18 days every 16 days
maintainers 3 6
dependencies 0 4
Daily Downloads 0 0
Weekly Downloads 225,205 2,052,013
Monthly Downloads 1,261,476 10,897,251
open issues 498 374
open pull requests 30 30
stargazers 59,128 111,493
subscribers 4,331 6,353
forks 29,007 19,949
Overall points




CLI Shortcuts
install npm i -S angular npm i -S react
remove npm r -S angular npm r -S react

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