Meet the most comprehensive and clear Angular 2 vs ReactJS comparison for beginners. No need to install and learn both environments, we did all the research for you. Just look at the areas where each of the frameworks can be used and check out their advantages and disadvantages
Why do front-end developers choose Angular 2?
We made an analysis of dozens of surveys and interviews and, in a nutshell, come up with the following:
Why do other front-end developers choose ReactJS?
Check out Pros & Cons of Angular 2 and ReactJS
Here is a summary comparison. You just need to count all the advantages and disadvantages and consider which of them are less or more important to your project.
ReactJS vs Angular 2 performance
Although Angular 2 (created by Google) has a bigger project budget and bigger community, React JS (maintained by Facebook) is developing faster. React JS also has clearer code (that is normally crucial for newbies). As for the other aspects of performance, it seems that Angular 2 is ahead. It has better switching, better extendability, and allows a self-sufficient implementation of the functional flow. But let’s get back to the particulars of our comparison.
|DOM||Regular DOM||Virtual DOM|
|Debugging||Good JS/Good HTML||Good JS/Bad HTML|
|Templating||In Typescript files||In JSX files|
|MVC||Yes||Only View layer|
Where used and where better to use
Angular 2 is definitely more widespread and used in a huge number of different websites categories. Below are some major sites that use either Angular 2 or ReactJS.
Of course, if you are a skilled front-end developer, you’ll probably want to work with both frameworks (or, to be correct, with both the ReactJS library and Angular 2 framework). But if you are a beginner, you may find this comparison to be helpful. Now, at least you are aware of some key considerations when first trying these frameworks.