Vue.js VS Alpine.js

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

Vue.js

ūüĖĖ Vue.js is a progressive, incrementally-adoptable JavaScript framework for building UI on the web. (by vuejs)

Alpine.js

A rugged, minimal framework for composing JavaScript behavior in your markup. (by alpinejs)
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Vue.js Alpine.js
314 138
196,178 20,747
0.8% 2.5%
8.7 9.4
3 days ago 7 days ago
TypeScript HTML
MIT License MIT License
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Vue.js

Posts with mentions or reviews of Vue.js. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-26.
  • Vue devs, what can React do better than Vue 3?
    7 projects | reddit.com/r/vuejs | 26 May 2022
    But then you look at the contributors themselves, and you see that Evan is doing the thing alone, basically.
    7 projects | reddit.com/r/vuejs | 26 May 2022
    Vue 2
  • Freshworks MarketPlace apps using JavaScript Frameworks
    3 projects | dev.to | 26 May 2022
    This is the sample template for bootstrapping the apps using the latest version of Vue.js as the primary tool for building the front-end of the app.
  • Developing state of the art web apps with Node.js (QEWD-Up) back-end + NuxtJS/Vue.js front-end
    10 projects | dev.to | 24 May 2022
    I wrote a step by step tutorial in the qewd-howtos repository how you can write state of the art multi-page web apps with Node.js using a QEWD-Up WebSocket/REST api back-end integrated with a mainstream web framework like NuxtJS & Vue.js. In particular with the latest NuxtJS/Vue.js frameworks, writing web applications becomes fun again, allowing you to write your applications very efficiently, hiding all boilerplate code from you.
  • 2. Setting up your git repository
    5 projects | dev.to | 23 May 2022
    Then, using the instructions provided above, develop an app of your choice and push the code to the empty GitHub repository. I'm building my website with Vue JS. Vue JS will thus be used in the examples. The difference is simply in the deployment process, and you can use any framework/library to construct your website, such as Angular, React, Svelte, etc. Follow the steps here to get a project started with Vue JS.
  • Plugin vue-auth3 replace @websanova/vue-auth3
    1 project | reddit.com/r/vuejs | 20 May 2022
    Vue Auth 3 is a plugin that manages all Vue 3 authentical related things except
  • Creating a custom Checkbox Component in Vue 3 (a better approach)
    1 project | dev.to | 20 May 2022
    By default when creating a checkbox using a the input checkbox tag with a v-model attribute in vue comes with some additional features as shown here. Attempts to extract this into a separate file causes it to loose these added features that come out of the box.
  • Pagekit
    2 projects | dev.to | 15 May 2022
    Pagekit is a modular and lightweight open source CMS built with Symfony components and Vue JS
  • How to properly internationalize a Vue application using i18next
    8 projects | dev.to | 15 May 2022
    Since Vue.js is an approachable, performant and versatile framework for building web user interfaces, it also needs a best-in-class internationalization solution. You may know vue-i18n, but for those already knowing i18next a Vue.js adapted version of i18next would be more appropriate.
  • #10: Get Creative - with Vue.js
    3 projects | dev.to | 11 May 2022
    Vuelievers, rejoice! Today we'll explore several examples of how you can build a Static Web App with the Vue.js framework

Alpine.js

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 2022-05-03.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Vue.js and Alpine.js 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

Stimulus - A modest JavaScript framework for the HTML you already have [Moved to: https://github.com/hotwired/stimulus]

React - A declarative, efficient, and flexible JavaScript library for building user interfaces.

vite - Next generation frontend tooling. It's fast!

jQuery - jQuery JavaScript Library

Mithril.js - A JavaScript Framework for Building Brilliant Applications

awesome-blazor - Resources for Blazor, a .NET web framework using C#/Razor and HTML that runs in the browser with WebAssembly.

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