- Object Oriented
- ES6 (ECMAScript 6) support
- Client-side or Server-side apps
- And more
It is simpler to do the same thing with jQuery, but is it better? The answer to that question is something you will need to decide. With jQuery, all you have to do is reference it in a script tag and then you have a whole bunch of functionality. Since jQuery has been around for awhile, it has been tested and enhanced. This allows you to use it and worry a little less about browser compatibility.