To start off, it’s important to understand that AngularJS is a framework that adds structure to applications and jQuery is a library that manipulates the DOM. They function differently and don’t share the same purpose, so the obvious question is “When should I be using AngularJS or jQuery”? Let’s take a closer look at the features of both to get a better understanding of which kinds of projects they should be applied to.
AngularJS is a model-view-viewmodel (MVVM) framework that provides structure to applications, making it best suited for web application development. Since it is a framework, you will employ it from the ground up when developing your structural design. It allows you to:
Ultimately, the main purpose of jQuery is to manipulate the DOM while AngularJS is used to develop web applications. Once you’ve decided which of the two suits your needs, you can sign up for a class here at Hands On Technology Transfer. We offer the following courses: