Bootstrap vs jQuery Mobile: What are the differences?
Developers describe Bootstrap as "Simple and flexible HTML, CSS, and JS for popular UI components and interactions". Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web. On the other hand, jQuery Mobile is detailed as "Touch-Optimized Web Framework for Smartphones & Tablets". jQuery Mobile is a HTML5-based user interface system designed to make responsive web sites and apps that are accessible on all smartphone, tablet and desktop devices.
Bootstrap belongs to "Front-End Frameworks" category of the tech stack, while jQuery Mobile can be primarily classified under "Mobile UI Frameworks".
Bootstrap and jQuery Mobile are both open source tools. Bootstrap with 134K GitHub stars and 66K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than jQuery Mobile with 9.97K GitHub stars and 2.57K GitHub forks.
Spotify, Twitter, and Lyft are some of the popular companies that use Bootstrap, whereas jQuery Mobile is used by Bukalapak, Accenture, and GoPro. Bootstrap has a broader approval, being mentioned in 7044 company stacks & 1115 developers stacks; compared to jQuery Mobile, which is listed in 231 company stacks and 35 developer stacks.
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