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Compare Backbone.js and RequireJS

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side-by-side comparison of Backbone.js vs. RequireJS
based on preference data from user reviews. Backbone.js rates 4.0/5 stars with 29 reviews. By contrast, RequireJS rates 4.1/5 stars with 13 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Backbone.js
Backbone.js
(29)
4.0 out of 5
Backbone.js
RequireJS
RequireJS
(13)
4.1 out of 5
RequireJS
Star Rating
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
RequireJS
RequireJS
Market Segments
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
Small-Business (44.4% of reviews)
RequireJS
RequireJS
Small-Business (41.7% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
No pricing information available
RequireJS
RequireJS
No pricing information available

Backbone.js vs RequireJS

  • Reviewers felt that RequireJS meets the needs of their business better than Backbone.js.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, Backbone.js and RequireJS provide similar levels of assistance.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of RequireJS over Backbone.js.
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RequireJS
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Backbone.js and RequireJS are categorized as JavaScript Web Frameworks
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RequireJS
RequireJS has no unique categories
Pricing
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RequireJS
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
7.7
Responses: 27
RequireJS
RequireJS
8.7
Responses: 10
Ease of Use
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
8.1
Responses: 27
RequireJS
RequireJS
9.0
Responses: 10
Ease of Setup
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
8.8
Responses: 12
RequireJS
RequireJS
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
8.1
Responses: 12
RequireJS
RequireJS
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
7.7
Responses: 26
RequireJS
RequireJS
7.7
Responses: 8
Ease of Doing Business With
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
7.9
Responses: 11
RequireJS
RequireJS
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
6.1
Responses: 27
RequireJS
RequireJS
6.5
Responses: 10
Features
JavaScript Frameworks
Libraries
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
Not enough data available
RequireJS
RequireJS
8.9
Responses: 9
Community
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
Not enough data available
RequireJS
RequireJS
7.9
Responses: 8
Widgets
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
Not enough data available
RequireJS
RequireJS
7.9
Responses: 7
Browser Support
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
Not enough data available
RequireJS
RequireJS
9.6
Responses: 8
Graphical Visualization
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
Not enough data available
RequireJS
RequireJS
Not enough data available
Mobile Support
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
Not enough data available
RequireJS
RequireJS
9.2
Responses: 6
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Backbone.js and RequireJS were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
44.4%
RequireJS
RequireJS
41.7%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
22.2%
RequireJS
RequireJS
41.7%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Backbone.js
Backbone.js
33.3%
RequireJS
RequireJS
16.7%
Reviewers' Industry
Backbone.js
Backbone.js Industry
Information Technology and Services
22.2%
Computer Software
22.2%
Internet
14.8%
Semiconductors
7.4%
Marketing and Advertising
7.4%
Other
25.9%
RequireJS
RequireJS Industry
Computer Software
25.0%
Internet
16.7%
Information Technology and Services
16.7%
Marketing and Advertising
8.3%
Hospital & Health Care
8.3%
Other
25.0%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Backbone.js
Anna K.
Consultant in Computer Software

It's simple & lightweight compared to the other leading JavaScript libraries/frameworks such as AngularJs, EmberJs or even ReactJs. Easy to understand and start writing the app in the same day. I use it for prototyping while test tasks at the interviews or...

RequireJS
GC
User in Computer Software

With Requirejs it is easy to refactor whole front-end by using aliases for modules in your config file. It has a tight and clear control of dependencies and loading order ,defines statements show you are working on frontend not backend JS. r.js...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Backbone.js
Olexander Y.
User in Information Technology and Services

The main disadvantage of using Backbone is a big amount of boilerplate code required comparing to other frameworks.

RequireJS
G
User in Information Technology and Services

1.The Require optimizer is the worst. 2.It is not modular. 3.some times unable to respond.

Discussions
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Backbone.js Discussions
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RequireJS
RequireJS Discussions
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