Alternatives: React, Angular, Vue
v10.18.1(3 days ago)
Preact is designed to be a smaller alternative to React, with a size of around 3KB (gzipped). It provides a similar API to React but with a smaller footprint. htmx.org is also lightweight, with a size of around 3KB (gzipped), making it a good choice for optimizing web performance.
Preact aims to be a drop-in replacement for React, providing a similar API and supporting most of the features and functionalities of React. It is compatible with most React libraries and tools. htmx.org, on the other hand, focuses on simplifying AJAX interactions by adding declarative attributes to HTML elements. It provides a lightweight way to enhance web applications with dynamic updates without the need for a full-fledged framework like React.
Preact provides a familiar development experience for React developers, as it shares a similar API and component-based architecture. It has good documentation and a supportive community. htmx.org aims to simplify development by allowing developers to add dynamic behavior to HTML elements using declarative attributes. It has a simple and intuitive API, but its documentation and community support may not be as extensive as Preact or React.
Both Preact and htmx.org are known for their fast performance. Preact's small size and efficient rendering make it a performant choice for applications. htmx.org focuses on optimizing AJAX interactions and reducing unnecessary network requests, which can improve overall application performance.