Latest Version: 5.1.1
One thing that has been keeping developers from migrating to Angular, is its lack of backward compatibility with AngularJS. That said, the team behind Angular provided a mechanism to help developer to upgrade from AngularJS to Angular steps by steps. You can get the full guide here.
Google uses Angular on some of the following projects: Google Developers Console, Made by Google Store, Google Home, Google Assistant, Chat base, G-Suite among others. You can get a full list here.
Latest Version: 1.6.7
AngularJS or Angular 1.X is also actively developed and maintained by Google and was released in 2009. While Google already released a replacement for AngularJS, it has vowed to continue its support as long as it remains popular. This is mainly to avoid backlash from developers who could switch to other frameworks instead of Angular. AngularJS continues to decline in popularity and usage, as developers continue adopting Angular 2+.
Latest Version: 16.2.0
ReactJS is actively developed and maintained by Facebook and continues to rise in popularity and usage. According to the official react website: “React makes it painless to create interactive UIs. Design simple views for each state in your application, and React will efficiently update and render just the right components when your data changes.” It is one of the most versatile web framework that is used extensively by Facebook to make its products – WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook.
Some of the companies using React are: Facebook (Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp), Netflix and Yahoo. You can get a full list here.
Latest Version: 2.5.13
VueJS has been gaining in popularity over the last few months. It does not have a steep learning curve as compared to the other frameworks in this list but, that’s not to say it’s any less capable. Also, it lacks the support of a large company as compared to both ReactJS and Angular which are backed by Facebook and Google Respectively. It was released by ex-Google employee – Evans You – in 2014.
Some of the companies using VueJS are: Alibaba, Baidu, Expedia, Nintendo, GitLab among others. You can get a full list here.