If thats the main reason why you like jquery so much why not use zepto? #22
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If that the main reason why you like jquery so much why not use zepto?
Jun 10, 2019
I never tried it, and have no opinion on it either way.
It doesn't seem to get many updates though: https://github.com/madrobby/zepto/commits/master and PRs/issues seem to go unaddressed. jQuery seems to be doing better there.
jQuery is also "standard": many people already know it. That, on its own, is a good advantage IMHO.
Like I said, I have no strong opinions. That's just a quick impression.
It's a jquery standard compliant library, so nothing should surprise you.
I agree with the points you made in the article.
Thanks. I'll give it a try when I got some time. In the meanwhile I'll update the article to mention Zepto and this issue.
Yeah, maybe. I actually worked on a "jQuery-ish" library which had a dependency tree between all the functions, and you could select a version which only used what you needed, and nothing more.
On the other hand, it's often easy to get these kind of convenience methods wrong if you're not careful, so there is still some value in using jQuery.
I also wish jQuery was written in a way that allowed easier copy/pasting things out of it :-(