Handling user authentication when using ember.js

I was looking up documentation and posts on ember.js, and using ember.js with Rails.

I was looking up documentation and posts on ember.js, and using ember.js with Rails.

I like the idea of Rails providing the API, and ember.js handling the UI, but I was wondering how to plug User authentication.

Eg, say I am using devise, how do I use it with ember.js?

Any pointers would be much appreciated

Best JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries and Tools to Use in 2019

Best JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries and Tools to Use in 2019

JavaScript (JS) is a lightweight interpreted or just-in-time compiled programming language with first-class functions. Here we have listed best JavaScript frameworks, libraries and tools to use in 2019

JavaScript (JS) is a lightweight interpreted or just-in-time compiled programming language with first-class functions. Here we have listed best JavaScript frameworks, libraries and tools to use in 2019

It seems there are more JavaScript frameworks, libraries, and **tools **than there are developers. At the end of 2018, a quick search on GitHub reveals 2.3 million JavaScript projects. npm has become the world’s largest module system with 700,000 usable packages on npmjs.com and billions of downloads every month.

This article endeavors to explain the basics and rudimentary differences between the most popular client-side JavaScript frameworks, libraries, and tools. Whether they are “best” for you is another question. Choose something and stick with it for a while. Just be aware your favorite option will be superseded by something “better” no matter what you select!

Table of Contents
  • Table of Contents
  • Tricky Terminology
  • Libraries
  • Frameworks
  • Tools
  • Don't Label Me!
  • JavaScript Frameworks and Libraries
  • jQuery
  • React
  • AngularJS 1.x
  • Angular 2+ (now 7.x)
  • Vue.js
  • Sencha Ext JS
  • Lodash and Underscore
  • Backbone.js
  • Ember.js
  • Knockout.js
  • Notable Mentions
  • Tools: General-Purpose Task Runners
  • Webpack
  • Gulp.js
  • npm
  • Grunt
  • Tools: Module Bundlers
  • Browserify
  • RequireJS
  • Tools: Linting
  • ESLint
  • JSHint
  • JSLint
  • Tools: Test Suites
  • Jest
  • Mocha
  • Jasmine
  • Tools: Miscellaneous
  • Summary and Recommendations
  • Comments

Please accept the following terms and conditions before reading this article!…

  • The JavaScript landscape changes on a daily basis. This article will be out of date the moment it’s published!
  • By "best" I mean "the most popular/used/hyped general-purpose projects". All have free/open source options but the list may not include your favorites.
  • Discontinued projects such as YUI are not included even though they may still have high use across the web.
  • Only client-side projects are referenced. Some can work server-side but the list does not include pure server-based frameworks such as Express.js or Hapi.
  • Information about each project is intentionally brief to provide an overview for further research.
  • Each project provides a usage popularity indicator but statistics are notoriously difficult to collate and can be misleading.
  • I’m biased. You’re biased. Everyone else is biased! I haven’t tried every tool here and will declare my favorites but you should make your own assessment based on your requirements.
  • Neither I or SitePoint are liable for any disastrous decisions you make!
Tricky Terminology

The terms "framework", "library" and "tool" can mean different things to different people at different times depending on the context. The general definitions used here:

JavaScript Libraries

A library is an organized collection of useful functionality. A typical library could include functions to handle strings, dates, HTML DOM elements, events, cookies, animations, network requests, and more. Each function returns values to the calling application which can be implemented however you choose. Think of it like a selection of car components: you’re free to use any to help construct a working vehicle but you must build the engine yourself.

Libraries normally provide a higher level of abstraction which smooths over implementation details and inconsistencies. For example, Ajax can be implemented using the XMLHttpRequest API but this requires several lines of code and there are subtle differences across browsers. A library may provide a simpler ajax() function so you’re free to concentrate on higher-level business logic.

A library could cut development time by 20% because you don’t have to worry about the finer details. The downsides:

  • a bug within a library can be difficult to locate and fix
  • there’s no guarantee the development team will release a patch quickly
  • a patch could change the API and incur significant changes to your code.
JavaScript Frameworks

A framework is an application skeleton. It requires you to approach software design in a specific way and insert your own logic at certain points. Functionality such as events, storage, and data binding are normally provided for you. Using the car analogy, a framework provides a working chassis, body, and engine. You can add, remove or tinker with some components presuming the vehicle remains operational.

A framework normally provides a higher level of abstraction than a library and can help you rapidly build the first 80% of your project. The downsides:

  • the last 20% can be tough going if your application moves beyond the confines of the framework
  • framework updates or migrations can be difficult – if not impossible
  • core framework code and concepts rarely age well. Developers will always discover a better way to do the same thing.
JavaScript Tools

A tool aids development but is not an integral part of your project. Tools include build systems, compilers, transpilers, code minifiers, image compressors, deployment mechanisms and more.

Tools should provide an easier development process. For example, many coders prefer Sass to CSS because it provides code separation, nesting, render-time variables, loops, and functions. Browsers do not understand Sass/SCSS syntax so the code must be compiled to CSS using an appropriate tool before testing and deployment.

Don’t Label Me!

The distinction between libraries, frameworks, and tools is rarely clear. A framework could include a library. A library may implement framework-like methods. Tools could be essential for either. I’ve attempted to label each project but the scope can vary.

If this sounds too complicated, you could consider coding vanilla JavaScript. That’s fine, but you will inevitably write your own library and/or framework code which must be maintained. JavaScript itself is an abstraction on a tower of browser and OS abstractions!

JavaScript Frameworks and Libraries

Projects in approximate order of usage/popularity/hype…

jQuery

jQuery remains the most-used JavaScript library ever created and is distributed with WordPress, ASP.NET and several other frameworks. It revolutionized client-side development by introducing CSS selector to DOM node retrieval plus chaining to apply event handlers, animations, and Ajax calls.

jQuery has fallen from developer favor in recent years, but usage remains high. It remains a viable option for projects which require a sprinkling of JavaScript functionality.

Pros:

  • small distribution size
  • shallow learning curve, considerable online help
  • concise syntax
  • easy to extend

Cons:

  • adds a speed overhead to native APIs
  • less essential now that browser compatibility has improved
  • usage has flat-lined
  • some industry backlash against unnecessary use.
React

Perhaps the most-talked about library of the last few years, React claims to be a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. It focuses on the "View" part of Model-View-Controller (MVC) development and makes it easy to create UI components which retain state. It was one of the first libraries to implement a virtual DOM; the in-memory structure computes the differences and updates the page efficiently.

React usage appears low in statistics perhaps because it’s used in applications rather than websites. Almost 70% of developers claim to have some experience using the library.

Pros:

  • small, efficient, fast and flexible
  • simple component model
  • good documentation and online resources
  • server-side rendering is possible
  • still popular and growing fast
  • plenty of jobs advertise for React developers

Cons:

  • new concepts and syntaxes to learn
  • build tools are essential
  • can require other libraries or frameworks to provide the model and controller aspects
  • can be incompatible with code and other libraries which modify the DOM
AngularJS 1.x

Angular is the first framework – or MVC application framework – to appear on this list. The most popular edition remains version 1.x which extended HTML with two-way data-binding while decoupling DOM manipulation from application logic.

Angular 1.x is still in development despite the release of version 2 (which is now version 4!) Confused? See below…

Pros:

  • a popular framework adopted by several large companies
  • a single solution to produce modern web applications
  • part of the "standard" MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express.JS, AngularJS, NodeJS) so many articles and tutorials are available

Cons:

  • steeper learning curve than some alternatives
  • large code base
  • impossible to upgrade to Angular 2.x
  • despite being a Google project, Google do not appear to use it?
Angular 2+ (now 7.x)

Angular 2.0 was released in September 2016. It was a complete rewrite which introduced a modular component-based model created with TypeScript (which is compiled to JavaScript). To add to the confusion, version 4.0 was released in March 2017 (v3 was skipped to avoid semantic version issues).

Angular 2+ is radically different to v1. Neither is compatible with the other – perhaps Google should have given the project a different name?!

Pros:

  • a single solution to produce modern web applications
  • still part of the MEAN stack although fewer Angular 2+ tutorials are available
  • TypeScript provides some advantages to those familiar with statically-typed languages such as C# and Java.

Cons:

  • steeper learning curve than some alternatives
  • large code base
  • impossible to upgrade from Angular 1.x
  • Angular 2.x has experienced relatively low uptake compared to 1.x
  • despite being a Google project, Google do not appear to use it?
Vue.js

Vue.js is a lightweight progressive framework for building user interfaces. The core offers a React-like virtual DOM-powered view layer which can be integrated with other libraries but it is also capable of powering single-page applications. The framework was created by Evan You who previously worked on AngularJS but wanted to extract the parts he liked.

Vue.js uses an HTML template syntax to bind the DOM to instance data. Models are plain JavaScript objects which update the view when data is changed. Additional tools provide facilities for scaffolding, routing, state management, animations and more.

Pros:

  • rapid adoption and increasing popularity
  • simple to get started with high level of developer satisfaction
  • lightweight, small dependency and good performance

Cons:

  • can be overshadowed by React
  • some reliance on a single developer for updates
  • fewer resources than alternatives
Sencha Ext JS

Ext JS evolved from YUI-Ext and has one of the longest histories on this list. Although best known for its wide range of configurable, accessible, cross-browser UI components and data visualisation tools, Ext JS also provides a framework for building full applications. Alternatively, you can use the component library with React or Angular.

Ext JS is the only framework here to offer commercial training and support. There are also options to have the Sencha team help review your code, automate testing, and migrate to other platforms.

Pros:

  • a wide range of usable components
  • contains everything required to create both web and mobile applications
  • script customization, design tools, and quick prototypes
  • provides tools for visually building and styling web apps
  • commercial support and excellent documentation
  • 30-day free trial and community edition for smaller applications (under a wide range of usable componentscontains everything required to create both web and mobile applicationsscript customization, design tools, and quick prototypesprovides tools for visually building and styling web appscommercial support and excellent documentation30-day free trial and community edition for smaller applications (under $10,000 revenue per year)0,000 revenue per year)

Cons:

  • integration with frameworks other than React and Angular may be impractical as of now — see roadmap plans for Ext JS 7
  • deep custom UI changes may be difficult
Lodash and Underscore

Lodash and Underscore are combined in this section because they provide hundreds of functional JavaScript utilities to supplement native string, number, array and other primitive object methods. There is some overlap so you are unlikely to require both libraries in a single project.

Client-side usage is low but either library can be adopted for server-side Node.js applications.

Pros:

  • small and simple
  • easy to learn with good documentation
  • compatible with most libraries and frameworks
  • does not extend built-in objects
  • can be used on the client or server

Cons:

  • some methods are available in ES2015 and later editions of JavaScript.
Backbone.js

Backbone.js was one of the earliest client-side options to provide an MVC structure commonly found in server-side frameworks. Its only dependency is Underscore.js which was created by the same developer.

Backbone.js claims to be a library because it can be integrated with other projects. I suspect most developers consider it to be a framework, albeit less opinionated than some others.

Pros:

  • small, lightweight and less complicated
  • does not add logic to HTML
  • great documentation
  • adopted for many applications including Trello, WordPress.com, LinkedIn and Groupon

Cons:

  • a lower level of abstraction than alternatives such as AngularJS (although that could be considered a benefit)
  • requires additional components to implement features such as data binding
  • more recent frameworks have moved away from MVC architectures
Ember.js

Ember.js is one of the larger opinionated frameworks which is based on a Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) pattern. It implements templating, data-binding, and libraries in a single package. The convention-over-configuration concepts will be immediately familiar to those with Ruby on Rails experience.

Pros:

  • provides a single solution for client-side applications
  • developers can be instantly productive – it uses jQuery
  • good backward compatibility and upgrade options
  • has adopted modern web development standards

Cons:

  • large distributable
  • considered monolithic compared to other frameworks which are moving toward smaller component structures
  • steep learning curve – it’s the Ember way or no way
Knockout.js

One of the older MVVM frameworks, Knockout.js uses observers to ensure the UI stays synchronized with underlying data. It features templating and dependency tracking.

Pros:

  • small and lightweight with no dependencies
  • excellent browser support going back to IE6
  • good documentation

Cons:

  • larger projects can become complex
  • development has slowed
  • usage appears to be on the wane
Notable Mentions

Hungry for more? The following projects are less popular but worth

considering:

  • Polymer – a library which enables cross-browser support for HTML5 web components
  • Meteor – a full-stack platform for web applications.
  • Aurelia – a lightweight, cross-platform framework
  • Svelte – a fairly new project which transforms framework source code into vanilla-like JavaScript
  • Conditioner.js – a new library which automatically loads and unloads modules based on state.
JavaScript Tools: General-Purpose Task Runners

Build tools automate a variety of web development tasks such as pre-processing, compilation, module bundling, image optimization, code minification, linting, and running tests. Tasks are usually managed together in a single executable package. The most popular options:

Webpack

Webpack supports all popular module options and has become synonymous with React development. Although claiming to be a module bundler, Webpack can be used as a general-purpose task runner. JavaScript object-based configuration can be a little awkward.Generators are available but some Webpack users have been migrating to Parcel for easier configuration and improved compilation times.

Gulp.js

While it was not the first task runner, Gulp quickly became one of the most popular and is my personal favorite. Gulp uses easy-to-read JavaScript code which loads source files into a stream and pipes the data through various plugins before they are output to a build folder. It’s simple, fast and fun, but developers have been migrating to Webpack.

npm

npm is the Node.js package manager but its scripts facility can be used for general-purpose task running. It’s an attractive option for simpler projects with few dependencies. However, more complex tasks can rapidly become impractical.

Grunt

Grunt was one of the first JavaScript task runners to achieve mass adoption but the speed and complicated JSON configuration led to the rise of Gulp. The worst issues have been resolved and Grunt remains a popular option.

JavaScript Tools: Module Bundlers

Managing more than a few JavaScript files can become a chore. Unless you can adopt the relatively new ES6 module import syntax natively, JavaScript dependencies in the browser must be loaded or concatenated in an appropriate order. A module bundler can be used if you need to support older browsers (anything released prior to 2018) but the need to use these tools will diminish over time.

Browserify

Browserify supports CommonJS modules as used by Node.js to compile all modules into a single browser-compatible file.

RequireJS

RequireJS started life an in-browser module loader although it can also be used in Node.js. It supports AMD syntax.

JavaScript Tools: Linting

Linting analyses your code for potential errors or deviation from syntactical standards. You’ll never miss a closing bracket or undeclared variable again!

ESLint

ESLint is the most popular linting tool supported by the majority of IDEs, editors, bundlers, and task runners. Every rule is a plugin so it can be configured to your liking.

JSHint

A flexible JavaScript linter which is less configurable than ESLint but strikes a good balance between genuine errors and pedantic syntactical demands.

JSLint

One of the first linters and it implements a strict set of default rules. Development has slowed and it can be a little uncompromising for some developers.

JavaScript Tools: Test Suites

Test-Driven-Development requires you to write code to test your code before you start writing it. You’re welcome to write code to test your test code too!

There are many options including Ava, Tape and Jasmine but the three most popular options are currently…

Jest

A testing framework from Facebook which has risen in popularity because of its close connections with React and Webpack.

Mocha

Mocha can run tests in Node.js and a browser. It supports asynchronous testing and is often paired with Chai to enable test code to be expressed in a readable style. It was the most popular option for several years.

Jasmine

Jasmine is a behavior-driven test suite which can automate the testing your UI and interactions in a browser.

JavaScript Tools: Miscellaneous

Despite my best efforts, I accept not everyone loves JavaScript! Compilers such as TypeScript, LiveScript and CoffeeScript can make your development life a little more pleasurable. Alternatively, consider Babel to transform modern, concise ES2015 source into cross-browser-compatible ES5 code.

There are dozens of JavaScript-powered HTML template engines including Mustache, Handlebars, Pug (Jade) and EJS. I prefer lightweight options which retain JavaScript syntax such as EJS and doT.

Finally, why write your own documentation when you can automate it? ES2015-compatible documentation generators include ESDoc, JSDoc, YUIdoc, documentation.js and Transcription.

Summary and Recommendations

If you follow the wisdom of crowds, momentum is currently behind React and other libraries are moving in a similar technical direction. It’s a safe career choice but you should also consider Vue.js or the React-compatible-but-smaller Preact.

Monolithic frameworks have fallen from favor but, should you require a strict structure for larger projects, AngularJS remains a popular option. The majority of developers have stuck with version 1.0 but that’s possibly out of necessity than choice. Longer term, version 2+ could be a safer bet but you will need to learn TypeScript.

Sencha’s Ext JS is a great option for companies (small businesses to enterprises) looking for an option that includes both a framework and pre-built, integrated components and tools, including access to commercial support. Ext JS also easily integrates its robust component library with React and Angular, for developers looking to implement pre-built components as opposed to building them on their own.

Do not discount jQuery. It’s not trendy and is rarely mentioned in the technical press, but it’s actively developed and more than capable for websites and applications. jQuery has a shallow learning curve and is understood by many developers worldwide.

If you’re feeling adventurous, new transpiler options such as Svelte and Rawact convert framework code to vanilla JavaScript. The framework dependency is removed, code is considerably smaller and runs faster.

Tools choice is less critical and can vary from project to project. Most WebPack, Gulp or npm scripts. You can’t go far wrong with ESLint and Jest for testing but there are plenty of alternatives to try.

That said, every project, team and skill set is different. You have limited time to make an assessment so it’s tempting to use what you know. This article will receive comments recommending FrameworkX but everything looks like a nail when you have a hammer.

Finally, never forget that libraries, frameworks, and tools are optional! JavaScript development has been revolutionized during the past decade; we’ve gone from a few rudimentary helper libraries to an overwhelming choice. It’s easy to fall into a trap of ever-increasing complexity or switching to the latest hot framework every few months. Always consider vanilla JavaScript – especially for smaller and personal personal. The knowledge you gain cannot date and will become invaluable when evaluating frameworks for other projects.

Have I missed, dismissed, or failed to praise the benefits your favorite JavaScript libraries, frameworks and tools? Of course I have! Comments welcome…

Microfrontends — Connecting JavaScript frameworks together (React, Angular, Vue etc)

Microfrontends — Connecting JavaScript frameworks together (React, Angular, Vue etc)

React, Angular, Vue, Ember, Backbone, Stencil, Preact…. in fact there’s probably another one being released right now. Microfrontends — bringing JavaScript frameworks together (React, Angular, Vue etc)

Like most things in life, a variety of choices informs a toxic culture of mine is better than yours and you’re wrong and I’m right.

Since technology advancements have got us in this mess, is there any chance it could get us out of it as well?

Enter Microfrontends…

Introduction to Microfrontends

Modern UI development regardless of your framework has became all about component composition: You adapt to a framework’s way of doing things by following their patterns and conventions to create components usually underpinned by some sort of data model usually in the form of a service or state object.

For example: Angular has a strong opinion on how everything should be architected in the frontend. React although it only deals with components has a huge ecosystem backing it driven by a community of React-centric developers.

**Microfrontends **have gathered huge momentum recently as away of allowing multiple teams to work on a single UI using multiple frameworks, but could it really change the landscape of UI development?

In this article, I am going to spend some time looking at the SDLC (software development lifecycle) and the advantages of adopting such an architecture.

Where’s the problem?

The current trend in UI development, is to build a feature-rich and powerful browser application (single page application) using a chosen framework.

Development results in building lots of little components which are then bundled together in some sort of build process using something like webpack or rollup.

Over time the UI layer often developed by separate or multiple teams, grows and gets more difficult to maintain creating a huge monolithic frontend.

Monolithic frontend SDLC

Monolithic frontends deployment architecture

Reversing the microservice anti-pattern:

Microfrontends looks at removing that monolithic build step, and results in completely decoupled services that can be independently built and deployed:

Microfrontend SDLC

Microfrontend deployment architecture

Now our UI architecture has all the qualities of traditional microservices:

  • Highly maintainable and testable
  • Loosely coupled
  • Independently deployable
  • Organised around business capabilities
How could this bring the big frameworks together?

Since we have decoupled our UI components into many microfrontends, we no longer have to dictate which framework each component uses.

The below illustration shows how we could potentially have different application teams using different technologies to create their independently built and released microfrontend:

SDLC using multiple frameworks

There are **several ways **to solve this using technologies but let me illustrate one example:

  1. **Develop: **Three teams using a different JavaScript framework for each microfrontend
  2. Build: Wrapping their microfrontend components as web components*** ***and building their project as a JavaScript file
  3. Release: A single JavaScript file is released inside a docker container served using Ngnix

Once we have released our microfrontends, we should compose them together in a single UI layer. The communication between the microfrontends should be handled by the composition layer which should have a well defined contract.

Deployment architecture using multiple frameworks

From a user perspective they access a single application, but the developer’s ability to solve a problem is no longer limited by what single framework the application uses.

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Further reading about JavaScript

The Complete JavaScript Course 2019: Build Real Projects!

Vue JS 2 - The Complete Guide (incl. Vue Router & Vuex)

JavaScript Bootcamp - Build Real World Applications

The Web Developer Bootcamp

New ES2019 Features Every JavaScript Developer Should Know

Best JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries and Tools to Use in 2019

Top 50 Interview Questions for JavaScript Developer

Vue.js Tutorial: Zero to Sixty

React vs Angular vs Vue.js by Example

Build a Basic CRUD App with Vue.js and Node

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Ember.js vs Vue.js - Which is JavaScript Framework Works Better for You

Ember.js vs Vue.js - Which is JavaScript Framework Works Better for You

In this article we will discuss full details and comparison of both Ember.js and Vue.js

JavaScript was initially created to work for web applications. But today they have become the favorite of mobile app developers. Most of the developers prefer to work with frameworks based on JavaScript. It simplifies coding. You can use JavaScript with almost any framework.

The use of a particular framework will decide how easy and fast it is to create the app. So, you must choose the best one suited for the app that you are planning to build. You must make a wise choice so that you benefit in the end. Among the crowded market, two of the frameworks stand out. We will make a comparison between Ember.js and Vue.js.

Why Do You Select A Particular Framework?

Before we start comparing the two frameworks, we should understand the factors that lead to the choice of a framework. Each developer chooses a framework before he or she goes to work on an app. Let us see the reasons for the selection.

● The codes must be easy to understand and transparent.

● The framework should give the maximum power with the least amount of coding.

● The framework should provide a well laid out structure to work on.

● Does the framework support an in-built router or an external plug-in router?

● The framework should be able to transfer more data on a full page-load so that it becomes a single-page app. A single-page app is more beneficial for the application.

● In single page architectures if there is a need for users to share links to sub-screens within the interface, then the framework should have the capacity to route based on the URL.

● A tighter template option can help in enabling two-way binding.

● The framework should not conflict any third-party library.

● Testing the codes inside the framework should be easy.

● The framework should provide the HTTP client service for AJAX calls

● The documentation is essential. It should be complete and up-to-date.

● The framework should be compatible with the latest version of the browser.

● The framework has to fulfill the above conditions for easy construction of the app. You must ensure that the framework you choose meets the conditions.

Vue.js Explained

Developers are always looking at new frameworks to build their apps. The main requirements are speed and low cost. The framework should be easy to use by even new developers. You should be able to use it at low cost. Other considerations are about simple coding, proper documentation, etc.

Vue.js combines a lot of good when it comes to software language for web app development. The architecture of Vue.js is easy to put in use. The apps developed using Vue.js are easy to integrate with new apps.

Vue.js is a very lightweight framework. It makes it fast to download. It is also much faster than other frameworks. The single-file component nature of the framework is also beneficial. The size has made it very popular.

You can further decrease weight. With Vue.js you can separate the template-to-virtual DOM and compiler. You can only deploy the minified and zipped interpreter which is only 12 KB. You can compile the templates in your machine.

Another significant advantage of Vue.js is that it can integrate easily with existing applications created with JavaScript. It will make it easy for using this framework to make changes to applications already present.

Vue.js also integrates easily with other front-end libraries. You can plug in another library and make up for any deficiency in this framework. This feature makes this tool a versatile one.

Vue.js uses the method of rendering on the streaming-side server. You can render your component and get a readable stream. You can then send this to the HTTP server. It makes the server highly responsive. Your users will get the rendered content very quickly.

Vue.js is very SEO friendly. As the framework supports server-side rendering, the views are rendered directly on the server. The search engines list these.

But the most important thing for you is the ease with which you can learn Vue.js. The structure is elementary. Even new developers will find it easy to use it to build their apps. This framework helps in developing both small and large templates. It helps to save a lot of time.

You can go back and check your errors very easily. You can travel back and inspect all the states apart from testing your components. It is another important feature as far as any developer is concerned.

Vue.js also has very detailed documentation. It helps in writing your applications very quickly. You can build a web page or app with the basic knowledge of HTML or JavaScript.

● Vue.js has pure architecture. It helps in integration with other apps

● Vue.js is lightweight and fast. It can be made lighter by deploying only the interpreter

● You can separate the compiler and the template-to-virtual DOM.

● Due to smooth integration, you can use this to make changes to existing apps

● To make up for any shortfall, you can plug-in any library and makeup.

● As Vue.js uses streaming-side server rendering, your users can get quick responses.

● The server-side rendering also helps in being ranked higher by search engines.

● It has a simple structure. Easy to use for any new developer

● You can go back and check and correct your errors.

● You can check all the existing states.

● Detail documentation also helps build the web page or application very quickly.

Ember.js Decoded

Ember.js is an MVVM model framework. It is open-source software. This platform is mostly used for creating complex multi-page applications. It maintains up-to-date features without discarding any of the old features.

With this framework, you have to follow the architecture of the framework strictly. The JS framework is very tightly organized. It reduces the flexibility that other frameworks might offer.

There is a very refined and developed control system for its platforms and tools. You can integrate it with the new version with the tools provided. There is strict guidance about avoiding outdated APIs.

You can understand Ember’s APIs easily. They are also easy to work. You can make use of highly complex functionalities simply and straightforwardly.

The performance is better as similar jobs are processed together. It creates batches of similar bindings and DOM updates to improve the performance. It means that the browser needs to process them in one go. It will avoid recomputing for each task, wasting a lot of time.

You can write the codes in a simple manner and modules. You can use any of Ember’s APIs. It is possible due to the presence of Promises everywhere.

Ember comes with a well-written guide. The API is recorded in a useful manner. It is a front-end framework that is loaded. Ember has a router, pipeline, services, etc. of its own.

The basis for views, controllers, models, and framework is the Ember Object Model. All components come from the same objects. The framework is firm and steady. The reason is that all elements have similar jobs and characteristics.

Ember has made the general application, organization, and structure clear so that you don’t make any mistakes. You will have no chance to complicate the application unnecessarily. If you have to go out of the defined limits, you will have to force your way out.

The language used for templating in Embers is Handlebars. This language helps Embers to keep its logic out of view. The clean syntax of Handlebars makes it easy for you to read and understand the templates. Handlebar templates are faster to load.

Another advantage you gain from Handlebar is that you don’t have to update your template every time you add or remove data from the page. It will be done automatically by the language itself.

A community that is continually improving the framework supports Ember. They are updating the framework with the latest technology. They also make sure that backward compatibility is possible.

● Ember.js is an open-source MVVM model framework suitable for complex multiple-page applications.

● It offers both the latest and old features.

● It has a very tightly structured framework which doesn’t offer much flexibility

● A very refined control system helps you to integrate with new versions without any problem.

● There is strict guidance about avoiding outdated API versions.

● Ember’s APIs help you to use complex functionalities in a simple manner

● There is no recomputing for each task as the framework allows the browser to do similar functions together.

● Promises allow you to write modular and straightforward code using any API of Ember.js.

● Ember.js is a fully loaded, front-end framework.

● The framework is stable because all components have the same functionalities and properties.

● It has well-defined limitations which will prevent your complicating your application

● Handlebars, the language used by Ember.js allows you to read and understand templates easily. It also helps to load the templates faster.

● Handlebars will ensure to update the template every time you add or remove data.

● Ember.js has an active community that updates the framework regularly and facilitates backward compatibility.

A Comparison Between Ember.js And Vue.js

This article intends to compare the features of both frameworks. Let us see how the characteristics of these frameworks compare. It will help you to make use of the right framework for your web application.

When you need a modern engine for an old application, it is Vue.js which will help you. It combines the best properties of other frameworks. Vue.js is a developing framework. A ready-to-use library of interface elements does not exist. However, many third-party libraries can help you.

Ember.js offers you a well-organized and trustworthy framework. When the development team is big, this is the framework that suits best. It allows everyone to understand the written code and contribute to a common project. The technology will be up-to-date, and the platform will be stable.

Vue.js can help you use the syntax of different kinds. It helps in writing the codes with ease. It is also an SEO friendly framework. Ember is a fully loaded front-end framework and can help you develop the applications very fast. But it is not suitable for developing small projects.

It is not easy to say this is better than that. It will depend on what kind of project you have undertaken. Both have their pluses and minuses. The below table will help in a better comparison.

Final Thoughts

It is not easy to conclude as to which is better. It all depends on the application that you want to develop. Both frameworks are developing. Both are getting updates. Both the communities are working on the frameworks.

While Vue.js is more comfortable for writing codes, Ember is a full-stack framework allowing the development of apps very fast. It is suitable for big projects. It is too complicated to be used for smaller projects.

We hope you had a great time reading this article. If you’ve any questions or suggestions related to this blog, then feel free to ask them in the comment section. Thank You.!

What are the best alternatives for angular js?

<img src="https://moriohcdn.b-cdn.net/193902114c.png">There are numerous frameworks and libraries used across the globe. If not angular, there are platforms like React, Vue, Aurelia and so on for app development.

There are numerous frameworks and libraries used across the globe. If not angular, there are platforms like React, Vue, Aurelia and so on for app development.