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Discussion on: Vue or React?

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Ghaleb Author

That seems like a fair comment. I was actually anticipating the "it depends" answer. The case you give with the "wider community-based plugins" seems convincing, but so far seems the only convincing case to pick React over Vue for a given project.

And don't get me wrong, I am grateful. I definitely plan to learn both. The main point of my second question was to assess which deserves bigger attention for a better long-term strategy, that's all :)

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Desmond Chin • Edited

Understood your concerns. I find it hard to decide for a project all the time. But, to see it in long term, I would personally choose Vue over React.

Technology changes fast. Being progressive, it is easy to revamp or scale your application part by parts using Vue.

If I am to have a project that focus on being nice, fancy, and hippie, while knowing it will be totally obsolete and needs a total rewrite regardless in 2-3 years, I would go for React.

Some sort like a sprinter vs marathon. This is not to say React is fast, thus being the sprinter, but React has a mature community and a deep ecosystem. It will be a very impactful framework, but hard to bend it once it's planted in place.