So you want to start building a single-page application. Which framework should you use to help build it?
This series of articles takes a look at two of the most popular ones: AngularJs and EmberJs
At first, I had wanted to compare all the SPAs.
However, that meant I would be spreading myself too thin. Besides, we already have TodoMVC for that.
What I really wanted to do was to take the two most popular SPAs after BackboneJs, and analyse them in depth - pitting them against each other, and taking a look at the pros and cons of each.
Given that they both fall into the same broad category, and are designed to help developers accomplish similar end goals, I expected them to be quite similar.
Interestingly, they were not. It was not just the syntax that was different. I found that they have very different philosophies on how code should be structured, and even how much structure there should be; making for quite an interesting comparison.
Let us take a look!
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