Wednesday, December 08, 2021

jQuery = 5 x React

Why Outdated jQuery Is Still the Dominant JavaScript Library – The New Stack

jQuery is one of the longest-running and most influential JavaScript libraries on the web. A staggering 78% of the top 1 million websites use jQuery in some way, according to BuiltWith. As for the most talked-about JavaScript library today, React, it’s used by a relatively paltry 14%.
In any case, jQuery will be embedded in tens of millions of WordPress sites for years to come. It may even outlast React.