Meteor JS VS Preact

Compare Meteor JS vs Preact and see what are their differences.

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Meteor JS Preact
26 36
42,709 30,395
0.2% 1.4%
9.9 8.5
1 day ago 4 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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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.

Meteor JS

Posts with mentions or reviews of Meteor JS. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-26.

Preact

Posts with mentions or reviews of Preact. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-21.
  • How to use Preact with Astro
    2 projects | dev.to | 21 Nov 2021
    Preact is a "Fast 3kB alternative to React with the same modern API". It's smaller than React but shares most of it's features (Hooks, Context), so you can write normal React code but benefit from better performance.
  • Don't Optimize Your React App, Use Preact Instead
    4 projects | dev.to | 1 Nov 2021
    A few months ago, I wrote an article based on optimizing react loading time, and most of the reader's comments were to try Preact to get default optimization. So I decided to try preact with the same app used for the previous article. Let's first get an intro about Preact.
  • 🥑 Put your React on a diet
    4 projects | dev.to | 21 Oct 2021
    For a long time I heard people complaining that React & ReactDOM has a huge size, and everyone recommended to use Preact instead.
  • JavaScript Framework TodoMVC Size Comparison
    3 projects | dev.to | 14 Oct 2021
    I decided to take his process and methodology and apply it in addition to Preact, React, and Solid. So let's begin.
  • Build an Embeddable Widget using Preact and the Shadow DOM
    5 projects | dev.to | 13 Oct 2021
    As we added 3rd party libraries, our bundle size grew. We found that Preact was a good solution to this problem. It provides all the same features as React, but in a much smaller package. You can compare the unpacked size of Preact to a combined React and React-DOM and see a significant difference!
  • Reactive Clojure: You don't need a web framework, you need a web language
    14 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 23 Sep 2021
    Preact is React without the fluff - https://github.com/preactjs/preact

    loc in a node project is hard to judge due to packages and the aforementioned mono repo difference, but the preact functional build artefact is an order of magnitude smaller:

    14 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 23 Sep 2021
  • I smashed a bug and I liked it
    3 projects | dev.to | 20 Sep 2021
    I'm not a Ruby on Rails or Preact person. But after reading the Forem docs, I got interested in both ecosystems. And the best way to dive deeper into the language or the framework is to write something in it. So I decided to roll out the Forem platform build locally and try to make something with it. I started from the second step ("What?") to incentivize the first one ("How?") for myself better.
  • Building an image processing pipeline with Fauna's streaming
    6 projects | dev.to | 8 Sep 2021
    For our front end we will be using Preact, a fast and small React-like library. We'll also be using Htm by the same author so that we can use JSX without having to configure a build setup.
  • Where can I learn to properly store an API key on the backend of Create-React-App?
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/reactjs | 16 Aug 2021
    There's a lot of libraries in between of course, and make for great exploration targets. Things like Preact offer a better React experience by mimicking the React API but with far better perf and bundle size. Other tools that offer more exotic APIs, if you're up learn something completely new. Point is, there's options.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Meteor JS and Preact you can also consider the following projects:

Nest - A progressive Node.js framework for building efficient, scalable, and enterprise-grade server-side applications on top of TypeScript & JavaScript (ES6, ES7, ES8) 🚀

Next.js - The React Framework

loopback-next - LoopBack makes it easy to build modern API applications that require complex integrations.

Nuxt.js - The Intuitive Vue Framework

Express - Fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for node.

Vue.js - 🖖 Vue.js is a progressive, incrementally-adoptable JavaScript framework for building UI on the web.

Mithril.js - A JavaScript Framework for Building Brilliant Applications

feathers - A framework for real-time applications and REST APIs with JavaScript and TypeScript

AdonisJs Framework - 🚀 The Node.js Framework highly focused on developer ergonomics, stability and confidence

lit-element - LEGACY REPO. This repository is for maintenance of the legacy LitElement library. The LitElement base class is now part of the Lit library, which is developed in the lit monorepo.

MERN - ⛔️ DEPRECATED - Boilerplate for getting started with MERN stack

inferno - :fire: An extremely fast, React-like JavaScript library for building modern user interfaces