Angular 2 has reached Beta and appears poised to become the hot new framework of 2016. It’s time for a showdown. Let’s see how it stacks up against 2015’s darling: React.
Alright, let’s do this. There will be blood.
You’re Comparing Apples and Orangutans!
Sigh. Yes, Angular is a framework, React is a library. Some say this difference makes comparing them illogical. Not at all!
Choosing between Angular and React is like choosing between buying an off-the-shelf computer and building your own with off-the-shelf parts.
This post considers the merits of these two approaches. I compare React’s syntax and component model to Angular’s syntax and component model. This is like comparing an off-the-shelf computer’s CPU to a raw CPU. Apples to apples…