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Flux vs Zepto: What are the differences?

Developers describe Flux as "Application Architecture for Building User Interfaces". Flux is the application architecture that Facebook uses for building client-side web applications. It complements React's composable view components by utilizing a unidirectional data flow. It's more of a pattern rather than a formal framework, and you can start using Flux immediately without a lot of new code. On the other hand, Zepto is detailed as "Minimalist JavaScript library for modern browsers, with a jQuery-compatible API". While 100% jQuery coverage is not a design goal, the APIs provided match their jQuery counterparts. The goal is to have a ~5-10k modular library that downloads and executes fast, with a familiar and versatile API, so you can concentrate on getting stuff done.

Flux and Zepto can be categorized as "Javascript UI Libraries" tools.

"Unidirectional data flow" is the top reason why over 43 developers like Flux, while over 2 developers mention "Lightweight " as the leading cause for choosing Zepto.

Flux and Zepto are both open source tools. It seems that Flux with 16.2K GitHub stars and 3.62K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Zepto with 14.5K GitHub stars and 4.06K GitHub forks.

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Pros of Flux
Pros of Zepto
  • 44
    Unidirectional data flow
  • 32
    Architecture
  • 19
    Structure and Data Flow
  • 14
    Not MVC
  • 12
    Open source
  • 6
    Created by facebook
  • 3
    A gestalt shift
  • 3
    Lightweight

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What is Flux?

Flux is the application architecture that Facebook uses for building client-side web applications. It complements React's composable view components by utilizing a unidirectional data flow. It's more of a pattern rather than a formal framework, and you can start using Flux immediately without a lot of new code.

What is Zepto?

While 100% jQuery coverage is not a design goal, the APIs provided match their jQuery counterparts. The goal is to have a ~5-10k modular library that downloads and executes fast, with a familiar and versatile API, so you can concentrate on getting stuff done.

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