htmx VS react-snap

Compare htmx vs react-snap and see what are their differences.

htmx

</> htmx - high power tools for HTML (by bigskysoftware)

react-snap

👻 Zero-configuration framework-agnostic static prerendering for SPAs (by stereobooster)
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htmx react-snap
123 2
4,725 4,488
7.8% -
9.4 0.0
about 24 hours ago 19 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License MIT License
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htmx

Posts with mentions or reviews of htmx. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-16.
  • My goodness this is so cool
    reddit.com/r/Supabase | 2021-10-27
  • Ask HN: Front end web app development tools for back end engineer
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-27
  • Learning Javascript after Python
    Have a look: "> htmx - high power tools for html" https://htmx.org
  • The JavaScript ecosystem is a hot mess and so is software development in general
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-16
    I work on a dependency-free, build-less library called htmx:

    https://htmx.org

    It's more an extension of HTML than a JS library. It might be a good way to gently introduce more dynamic behavior without blowing out the complexity of your site.

  • Should I ditch using Django
    reddit.com/r/startups | 2021-10-16
    As an additional advice, I would check the Django subreddit and ask what are they doing for their front-end needs (e.g. check this one) -> you don't have to use JS for front-end (e.g. check htmx, unicorn, etc).
  • The Decline of Django
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-15
    I think the case for server-side HTML rendering has never been stronger, and of all Django projects I work on, the ones I enjoy most are those that never got on the SPA bandwagon. From both a developer and user point of view I find them much faster and less painful. There are many cases where you really, really don't need the massive amount of extra complexity involved in designing APIs, adding JS frameworks etc.

    When you need a bit of extra UI goodness, [htmx](https://htmx.org/) is a fantastic solution, and you can still use SPA-type approaches for things that need them.

    You can also benefit from massively faster (and more reliable) functional testing when you are mostly standard HTML - see [django-functest](https://github.com/django-functest/django-functest/) for an example of this.

  • Has anyone written a small framework to support HTMX?
    reddit.com/r/golang | 2021-10-14
    See: https://htmx.org/
  • How Laravel Livewire works (a deep dive)
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-12
    I recently started using htmx (https://htmx.org/) in combination with Django and have become a firm believer of sending HTML 'over the wire' instead of JSON structures that then get used client side.
  • I built a modern website in 2021
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-10
    Curious - why aren’t simpler frameworks like htmx (https://htmx.org/) more common or
  • Ask HN: Why aren’t frameworks like htmx more popular?
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-10
    shifting to htmx [1] or related “simpler” libraries?

    [1] https://htmx.org/

react-snap

Posts with mentions or reviews of react-snap. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-04.
  • Introducing Perseus for Rust web development!
    reddit.com/r/rust | 2021-09-04
    Right now, Perseus needs its server, the architecture doesn't permit purely static operation. That said, something like perseus export will definitely be happening before 1.0.0! In the meantime, maybe try out react-snap?
  • What I wish I had known about single page applications

What are some alternatives?

When comparing htmx and react-snap you can also consider the following projects:

Alpine.js - A rugged, minimal framework for composing JavaScript behavior in your markup.

Turbolinks - Turbolinks makes navigating your web application faster

django-unicorn - The magical reactive component framework for Django ✨

turbo - The speed of a single-page web application without having to write any JavaScript

phoenix_live_view - Rich, real-time user experiences with server-rendered HTML

svelte-query - Performant and powerful remote data synchronization for Svelte

intercooler-js - Making AJAX as easy as anchor tags

budibase - Budibase is an open-source low code platform that helps you build internal tools in minutes 🚀

django-htmx - Extensions for using Django with htmx.

django-tables2 - django-tables2 - An app for creating HTML tables

Alpine

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