Angular vs jQuery: The Better Choice For Your Web Development Project
Support for animation
Angular.js and jQuery both support animation in their own way. With jQuery, you get a direct access to the function .animate() while, in case of Angular.js you have an entire library that extends support to animation. However, you should ideally use CSS to enable animation with ease in your project. It is simpler and easier than using either jQuery or Angular.js.
It is not easy to add templates to the jQuery if you don’t have access to ES6 or Babble. You would need to write a syntax for the function in order to access it.
While this is an easy way to handle it, it becomes complex and complicated when you have to use the same HTML function in multiple locations. You will have to repeat yourself at all points considered. On the other hand, the syntax is not highlighted, which means when it comes to debugging, you will face difficulties.
You need to create three separate files in case of Angular.js in order to inject templates; however, once you have created these three files, you won’t need to create anything else, and it becomes easy to handle the files, as they remain the same through the project. Whenever you need to introduce the template, you introduce the file. This means you can keep up with the DRY model, and save time.
The two way data binding that Angular.js offers, gives it an upper hand over jQuery. Using this model, you can directly modify the DOM as well as the on-screen HTML at around the same time when the user types and interacts with the model.
Validating the forms
Angular.js makes validating the forms easy while, it is slightly code intensive when it comes to jQuery. With a simple form, you can access some of the greatest functions in DOM.
This is true if the user has interacted with the form. This will become easier for the programmer in terms of coding and debugging and knowing if the user has interacted or not.
This is one of the famous and necessary functions that you get access to with the form validation in JQuery.
You will not get access to these functions with jQuery. You will either need to use a third party jQuery validation plugin or some form of coding.
This is something that you don’t need in jQuery, as you don’t really use functions that are named anonymous. You can always access most of the plugins in jQuery without having to load the library. To keep the project DRY and for the modularity, the dependency injection is a necessity. The dependency injection in Angular.js allows you to keep the files local and for the DRY running of the module. You will need it with every function or controller in your Angular.js project.
Summing it up
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