ES6 vs jQuery: What are the differences?
"ES6 code is shorter than traditional JS" is the primary reason why developers consider ES6 over the competitors, whereas "Cross-browser" was stated as the key factor in picking jQuery.
jQuery is an open source tool with 51.9K GitHub stars and 18.3K GitHub forks. Here's a link to jQuery's open source repository on GitHub.
Uber Technologies, Twitter, and reddit are some of the popular companies that use jQuery, whereas ES6 is used by Slack, StackShare, and ebay. jQuery has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4052 company stacks & 2611 developers stacks; compared to ES6, which is listed in 1462 company stacks and 1731 developer stacks.
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