Angular vs. React vs. Vue What to Choose in 2020

Choosing a tech stack sometimes is a tedious task. You need to take every factor into consideration, including budget, time, app size, end-users, project objectives, and resources. Whether you are just forming strategies or working on a freelance project, you need to consider the pros and cons of each framework in detail. Previously we did a post on Angular vs. React — but recently, a new player is gaining the same level of attention, i.e., Vue. Now that its 2020 and you have to choose between the gamut of client-side JavaScript frameworks that are Angular vs. React vs. Vue. It is complicated, to say the least.

To simplify your search, we highlight the top client-side JavaScript frameworks — Angular, React, Vue, and compare their advantages and disadvantages. So, is Vue JS better than React? Is React faster than Angular? What is the difference between React and Vue JS- let’s find out -

Angular, React and Vue- A Summary

As we discussed in our previous blog, Angular is “is a front-end framework by Google and is a TypeScript based JavaScript framework. It consists of components such as MongoDB (a NoSQL database), Express.JS, which is a web application framework, Angular / Angular.JS- a front-end framework, and Node.JS which a server platform.

Angular is also part of the MEAN stack and is compatible with a great number of code editors and is considered the ideal choice for creating dynamic websites and web apps. There was a monumental shift on the release of Angular 2 (and the dropping of the “JS” from the original name — AngularJS). Angular 2+ is called just Angular. While AngularJS (the first version) still gets updates. The latest version of Angular is the Angular 7 introduced in October 2018".

Meanwhile, React is an open-source JavaScript library created by Facebook in 2011 to build dynamic user interfaces. It is based on JavaScript and JSX — a PHP extension introduced by Facebook that permits the creation of reusable HTML elements for front-end development. The current stable version s 16.X, released in November 2018.

The newcomer that is Vue known as Vue.JS was developed by an ex-Google employee Evan You in 2014. In that recent two years, it has gained incredible popularity for its flexibility and performance-the current stable version in 2.6.10, was introduced on 20th March 2019. In the meantime, Vue 3, which is currently in the prototyping phase, is planning to move to TypeScript.

Comparing popularity

As ‘angular’ and ‘react’ are common search words not related to web frameworks, it would be inaccurate to discern their popularity on Google Trends. A web technology survey website W3Techs, however, compares technology used by the top 10 million websites, and here is what they found.

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