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Discussion on: JavaScript or JQuery? Which do you use?

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Tyler Smith

Thank you for opening up the conversation. I wish it wasn't a trend to hate on jQuery.

Sometimes I get the sense that people with strong feelings about jQuery may have never worked on projects where it would be a good solution to their day-to-day problems. These days I'm doing a lot of data-driven applications where jQuery would be a bad fit. Maybe if I had only ever worked on apps like this, I'd also struggle to see the value of jQuery.

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Uriel Bitton Author

Right. I work on a lot of client-server side apps and i make tremendous use of jquery, within react. FOr example, handling complex click events and actions and generating html content in apps is super easy in jquery. The same would be much much longer and more complicated in javascript.