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jQuery UI vs Kendo UI: What are the differences?

What is jQuery UI? Curated set of user interface interactions, effects, widgets, and themes built on top of the jQuery JavaScript Library. Whether you're building highly interactive web applications or you just need to add a date picker to a form control, jQuery UI is the perfect choice.

What is Kendo UI? Fast, light, complete: 70+ jQuery-based UI widgets in one powerful toolset. Fast, light, complete: 70+ jQuery-based UI widgets in one powerful toolset. AngularJS integration, Bootstrap support, mobile controls, offline data solution.

jQuery UI and Kendo UI belong to "Javascript UI Libraries" category of the tech stack.

"Ui components" is the primary reason why developers consider jQuery UI over the competitors, whereas "Collection of controls" was stated as the key factor in picking Kendo UI.

jQuery UI and Kendo UI are both open source tools. jQuery UI with 10.7K GitHub stars and 5.06K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Kendo UI with 2.16K GitHub stars and 1.73K GitHub forks.

TimeHop, Boston Technologies, and ZeroTurnaround are some of the popular companies that use jQuery UI, whereas Kendo UI is used by Oconics, Callision, and GripeO. jQuery UI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1896 company stacks & 574 developers stacks; compared to Kendo UI, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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Pros of jQuery UI
Pros of Kendo UI
  • 213
    Ui components
  • 155
    Cross-browser
  • 121
    Easy
  • 100
    It's jquery
  • 81
    Open source
  • 57
    Widgets
  • 48
    Plugins
  • 46
    Popular
  • 39
    Datepicker
  • 23
    Great community
  • 7
    DOM Manipulation
  • 5
    Themes
  • 0
    Some good ui components
  • 11
    Collection of controls
  • 4
    Mobile
  • 3
    Multi-framework support
  • 2
    Speed
  • 1
    Built-in router
  • 1
    AngularJS

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Cons of jQuery UI
Cons of Kendo UI
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    • 4
      Massive footprint
    • 3
      Slow
    • 1
      Poor customizability
    • 1
      Spotty Documentation

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    What is jQuery UI?

    Whether you're building highly interactive web applications or you just need to add a date picker to a form control, jQuery UI is the perfect choice.

    What is Kendo UI?

    Fast, light, complete: 70+ jQuery-based UI widgets in one powerful toolset. AngularJS integration, Bootstrap support, mobile controls, offline data solution.

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    What are some alternatives to jQuery UI and Kendo UI?
    Bootstrap
    Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
    jQuery
    jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
    React
    Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
    jQuery Mobile
    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.
    AngularJS
    AngularJS lets you write client-side web applications as if you had a smarter browser. It lets you use good old HTML (or HAML, Jade and friends!) as your template language and lets you extend HTML’s syntax to express your application’s components clearly and succinctly. It automatically synchronizes data from your UI (view) with your JavaScript objects (model) through 2-way data binding.
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    How developers use jQuery UI and Kendo UI
    Tony Manso uses
    jQuery UI

    I only use the modal dialog thingy in jQuery UI, which displays when the player is not currently playing. I'm not big on the DOM and so it would have taken me a lifetime to figure out how to do this on my own, as compared to the 5 minutes to install jQuery UI and invoke it.

    John Galbraith uses
    jQuery UI

    The JQuery libraries are embedded in my home page that allow my site to be viewed the way I want them to.

    Romans Malinovskis uses
    jQuery UI

    We fully integrate it into the framework and also supply a nice theme.

    Nicholas Alexander uses
    jQuery UI

    Front end form capabilities and animations, drag and drop, etc.

    Hunt Norment uses
    jQuery UI

    4 years of experience using jQuery UI for front-end coolness.