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Discussion on: GitHub ditched jQuery

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Nazim Boudeffa • Edited

Does somone knows what is the replacement of JQuery ?

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rhymes Author

It depends on what you want to accomplish. jQuery is not bad per se, it's just that JavaScript (in the form of ES6+) is getting better and getting wider support, so you might not jQuery in its entirety:

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Vernon Joyce

As rhymes said it depends on your use case. In my view JQuery is great for projects with a lot of interactivity, animation etc. and I wouldn’t go through the effort of replacing it in these cases.

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Matteo Rigon

Just plain javascript in most cases. If all you do with jquery is basic DOM manipulation (target elements with a css selector, add/remove classes, read/edit attributes) then jquery is completely superfluous as long as you don't support IE9 and below