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Differences between Bootstrap and JQuery UI

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Bootstrap: Bootstrap is a framework for front-end web makes web development faster and easier. It contains HTML and CSS based design templates for various responsive front-end designing, as well as optional JavaScript plugins. JQuery UI: JQuery UI is a collection of GUI widgets and themes which is implemented with a JavaScript library. It is used for back-end web designing. Difference between Bootstrap and JQuery UI:

  1. TYPE OF FRAMEWORK: Bootstrap is a framework for front-end developing web applications and web pages. It is provided as a free open source framework to people. It was developed and designed by Bootstrap core team. It is written in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Whereas, JQuery UI is an open source framework to design the client-side or do the back-end scripting of HTML. It is also free and easy to use. It was developed and designed by The JQuery team. It is written in JavaScript.
  2. BASED ON IT’S USE: Bootstrap is famous for developing responsive websites and mobile projects. Using Bootstrap you can develop a feature that you can work in with every size of the screen as it provides consistency across all the browsers and different devices, Whereas, JQuery UI is used for the development of an user interface based on HTML to make the websites more responsive on all the browsers. It works on JavaScript library.
  3. BASED ON FUNCTIONS: Bootstrap contains several JavaScript components known as JQuery plugins, Whereas, JQuery UI comes with a library of pre-written functions.
  4. BASED ON APPEARANCE: Bootstrap seems to be very professional even when you use it’s basic templates, Whereas, JQuery UI looks aged and old fashion and gives best appearance in old version browsers.

Based on above explained differences between Bootstrap and JQuery Ui there are some head to head differences between them which are mentioned below:

BootstrapJQuery UI
Bootstrap is designed and created by core team of TwitterJQuery UI is designed and created by JQuery team.
Bootstrap is used for the good appearance of the website or front-endJQuery UI is aimed to ease the JavaScript-call process i.e. back-end.
Libraries of Bootstrap are written in HTML, CSS & JavaScript.Libraries of JQuery UI are written in JavaScript only.
Bootstrap provides components of JavaScript in the form JQuery plugins.JQuery UI contains a library of several pre-written functions
Bootstrap is mainly used to develop responsive web-pages.JQuery UI contains its own user-interface counterpart.
Bootstrap is less demanded in the market as compared to the JQuery UI.JQuery UI is highly demanded in the market.
Bootstrap is highly oriented towards responsiveness.JQuery UI is less oriented towards responsiveness as compared to Bootstrap
Bootstrap has its own Bootstrap Grid system to develop free-flowing layout.JQuery UI has no grid system.
Bootstrap looks very professional even with its basic templateJQuery UI looks old fashioned and not very professional as compared to Bootstrap
Bootstrap is based on CSS3 and looks cool in new browsersJQuery UI is based on UI and looks cool in old browsers.
Bootstrap is developed to be instantly compatible with all sizes of screens.JQuery doesn’t have this ability.

Last Updated : 21 Feb, 2023
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