What are the advantages of using AngularJS over JQuery?

Advantages of using AngularJS over jQuery

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It’s pretty clear that we are going to discuss the pros & cons of using Angular with the help of this post. However, I would like to begin with some introduction on both the topics before heading towards the differences.

Advantages of using AngularJS over JQuery


Advantages of using AngularJS over jQuery


AngularJS is a structural framework for dynamic web apps. It lets you use HTML as your template language and lets you extend HTML’s syntax to express your application’s components clearly and succinctly. Angular’s data binding and dependency injection eliminate much of the code you would otherwise have to write.


jQuery is a fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library. It makes things like HTML document traversal and manipulation, event handling, animation, and Ajax much simpler with an easy-to-use API that works across a multitude of browsers.


Advantages of using AngularJS over JQuery

Advantages of using AngularJS over jQuery

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jQuery is a library. AngularJS is a framework.
If you want to build a web site, jQuery is enough without Angular. If you want to build web application, need to go with Angular.
Doesn’t supports two-way data binding. Supports two-way data binding.
It doesn’t uses Dependency Injection (DI) Much use of Dependency Injection (DI)
It can be used on any website or web application. It is mostly used for Single Page Applications (SPA)
Usage :
Usage :

We have talked a lot about the differences now lets focus on the Pros and Cons for using AngularJS

Pros 🙂

  • Easy to learn
  • Perfect for Single Page Applications
  • Easy to unit test
  • Code less, get more functionality
  • Provided re-usability with the help of components

Cons 🙁

  • Applications written in AngularJS are not that secure.
  • If the end-user disables JavaScript on their browsers then they only see the basic HTML page.


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