Twitter Bootstrap vs AngularJS: How are they related and why are people comparing them with each other?
Often clients come to us talking about AngularJS. How great it is! Do you know how to use AngularJS? The clients want to use AngularJS in their next web project. At the same time, when we design project requirements and discuss technology with them, they discuss Twitter Bootstrap vs AngularJS and come up with questions like,
- Why are you still using Bootstrap?
- Isn’t Bootstrap very old technology?
- I asked to use AngularJS not Bootstrap!
For these questions about Bootstrap and AngularJS and for clearing up for people searching the Google for Twitter Bootstrap vs AngularJs.
What is Twitter Bootstrap?
Bootstrap 2 has support for responsive web design which means that the layout of the web pages adjust dynamically according to the width of the devices. While Bootstrap 3 has adopted a mobile first approach so having responsive design by default.
That’s about it in Twitter Bootstrap.
What is AngularJS?
How are Twitter Bootstrap and AngularJS related?
Twitter Bootstrap and AngularJS can be used combined to make awesome web applications. AngularJS mainly deals with the logical part of the application while Bootstrap deals with the design. Your application will handle server tasks, HTTP, user interaction through AngularJS and after decision-making, AngularJS returns the control to the browser DOM in shape of code/HTML injection. Thats where Twitter Bootstrap is.
For example, let’s suppose we have a web application which contains a simple form. So the styling part of the form is handled by Twitter Bootstrap while saving data of the form is handled by AngularJS.