Angular and React are two incredibly popular frameworks that help developers build web applications, and it’s not uncommon to see them used in the same project. So which one should you choose? Let’s take a look at each framework’s advantages and disadvantages to determine which one makes the most sense for your next web development project.
Angular – The Basics
Build an App with Angular
React – The Basics
If you’re starting from scratch, learning both Angular and React can be overwhelming because of how much overlap there is between them. Start with learning about React, a UI library that mounts or connects to other libraries (like Redux or MobX). With a solid understanding of how to use just React, it will be easier to learn Angular, VueJS, etc. – so don’t skip straight to Angular if you want to master one first! To get started, check out our Beginner’s Guide to React by Wes Bos.
Build an App with React
Tools and Code Complexity
Performance & Speed
How to get started with Angular and get a taste of what’s to come, let’s take a look at performance and speed! Frameworks like Angular are meant to help developers build web applications fast, but there are so many features and capabilities packed into each framework that it can be hard to know where you should begin.
Popularity & Growth Trends
When it comes to choosing between Angular and React, there are many factors that need to be considered including cost, performance and ease of use. Each has its own strengths but also its own weaknesses, making both a viable choice when building your next project.
Pros & Cons