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Should I still continue using JQuery for Bootstrap 5 when it's no longer a requirement?

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The latest Bootstrap 5 version is designed to no longer depend on JQuery but you can still use it. In the Bootstrap website they encourage you to use vanilla JavaScript.

I have always used JQuery in my previous Bootstrap versions and am in two minds about switching to vanilla JavaScript and abandoning JQuery altogether.

I understand that the main advantage is that you save around 85k by not importing the JQuery library but the trade-off is the code is not as easy to read. I am also concerned that I still depend on plug-ins such as Fancybox which depend on JQuery so I would have to import it anyway.

I would like your views on the best approach going forward based on what I have written.

David H.H.Lee
Digital Marketing (Hospitality)
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