Both technologies have positioned themselves as the favorites among developers who are in charge of this side of the application or website, but some voices have assured us that Angular may not have enough merits to compete against React, so in this blog, we are going to review the differences between the two and let it be you who decides.
The framework for web craftsmen is how Angular has been defined by its experts. Angular stands out for offering the developer a good experience while giving you several quite powerful features as an option, such as deep dependency injection, an expressive database abstraction layer, scheduled queues and jobs, integration and unit tests, and more.
React is an open-source library created by Facebook. React, or ReactJS, allows developers to quickly and efficiently build user interfaces by including Java files in their HTML. It is one of the most popular Java libraries in the world and is used by big platforms like Netflix, Airbnb, and even Walmart.
Another way to see which of the two technologies is better is in its popularity. Several important companies in the world use Angular or React to develop and keep their applications and web pages updated.
Among the companies that use Angular, the following stand out: Forbes, General Motors, Nike, Paypal, Telegram, and Upwork. While React is used by: Airbnb, Instagram, Netflix, Pinterest, Slack, Udemy, and the New York Times.
Staying on the topic of popularity, React surpasses Angular, according to a survey conducted by Stack Overflow in 2021. The open-source library came in fourth place in the survey, while Angular stalled at number nine. , thus demonstrating with figures the superiority of React.
The ease with which you learn any of these technologies depends on the experience you have with programming and development. Angular has a lot of out-of-the-box tools and functionality, making it extremely easy to get started.
However, while React doesn't have that many out-of-the-box options, it also has excellent, clear, and rich documentation to guide and help you build the project from scratch. It also has a great community ready to help at any time.
The numbers and some differences seem to give React an advantage over Angular, but only you have the last word. At Rootstack we have expert developers in both technologies, who have used them with a dedication to quickly and effectively solve the problems presented by our more than 200 international clients.
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