Alpine.js VS jQuery

Compare Alpine.js vs jQuery and see what are their differences.


A rugged, minimal framework for composing JavaScript behavior in your markup. (by alpinejs)


jQuery JavaScript Library (by jquery)
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Alpine.js jQuery
228 150
23,823 57,528
1.1% 0.2%
6.2 8.8
9 days ago 4 days ago
HTML JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Alpine.js. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-05-28.


Posts with mentions or reviews of jQuery. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-02.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Alpine.js and jQuery you can also consider the following projects:

Svelte - Cybernetically enhanced web apps

petite-vue - 6kb subset of Vue optimized for progressive enhancement

htmx - </> htmx - high power tools for HTML

React - The library for web and native user interfaces

Stimulus - A modest JavaScript framework for the HTML you already have [Moved to:]

hyperscript - Create HyperText with JavaScript.

Mithril.js - A JavaScript Framework for Building Brilliant Applications

knockout - Knockout makes it easier to create rich, responsive UIs with JavaScript

Angular - The modern web developer’s platform

Preact - ⚛️ Fast 3kB React alternative with the same modern API. Components & Virtual DOM.

Tailwind CSS - A utility-first CSS framework for rapid UI development.

hotwire-rails - Use Hotwire in your Ruby on Rails app