SproutCore
SproutCore
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SproutCore: 16 facts and highlights

1. Has two-way databinding

Models and views can be bound to update each other.
SproutCore
53% have it

2. Supports routing and deep linking

Routing allows interaction with the browser url. This is very important for a good user experience if you are building one-page apps.
SproutCore
67% have it

3. Uses a templating engine

Template engines allow for easy and flexible UI building.
SproutCore
67% have it

4. Supports computed properties

Allows the use of functions as properties to compute properties of objects.
SproutCore
33% have it

5. Supports one-way data binding

Views can be bound to update automatically when an observable object changes.
SproutCore
80% have it

6. Templates can be pre-compiled on the server

Supports a template engine that can be pre-rendered on the server. This possibly improves page speed, especially on devices with low computing power.
SproutCore
60% have it

7. Published under MIT License

The MIT License is a very permissive license which allows all uses, including business use, without warranty.
SproutCore
87% have it

8. Supports composed (partial) views

Allows for nesting view templates into top-level views from within a template.
SproutCore
60% have it

9. dependencies

Less dependencies means less extra scripts to include, usually resulting in less development overhead and faster load times.
0
SproutCore: 0

10. Uses observables for data binding

Models are observed for changes. This is a well known pattern. Can be more performant than dirty-checking in some cases.
SproutCore
80% have it

11. Has a stable public API

The major version number is above 0. This means there will be no compatibility breaking API changes introduced by the development team.
SproutCore
53% have it

12. Has a popular boilerplate-project

Has an official or well known boilerplate project which lays out the recommended file structure and allows developers to get started faster.
SproutCore
53% have it

13. Has a project generator

Allows the developer to automatically set up a new project using built-in tools or scaffolding tools such as Yeoman.
SproutCore
53% have it

14. number of years old

Older frameworks are often more stable, battle-proven and there are more resources and tutorials on them. As a company you have a larger talent pool to recruit from.
4years
Sammy JS: 4years

15. Includes a testing framework

An integrated testing suite encourages the developer to write unit tests often and early, which can be very important for future development.
SproutCore
20% have it

16. versions of Internet Explorer supported

Legacy browser support can be important for corporate projects and projects with a large user base consisting of Internet Explorer users.
7
rAppid JS: 0

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