Does one need jQuery when using Twitter Bootstrap with Angular.js?

All we need is an easy explanation of the problem, so here it is.

Is the jQLite (in built with AngularJS) sufficient to execute javascript functionality (like dropdowns) in Twitter Bootstrap?

docs.angularjs says:

DOM Manipulation from Stop trying to use jQuery to modify the DOM in
controllers. Really. That includes adding elements, removing elements,
retrieving their contents, showing and hiding them. Use built-in
directives, or write your own where necessary, to do your DOM
manipulation. See below about duplicating functionality.

How to solve :

I know you bored from this bug, So we are here to help you! Take a deep breath and look at the explanation of your problem. We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first method because it is tested & true method that will 100% work for you.

Method 1

According to the Angular UI Github, no.

Native AngularJS (Angular) directives for Twitter's Bootstrap. Small footprint (5kB gzipped!), no 3rd party JS dependencies (jQuery, bootstrap JS) required!

Though bear in mind this is a wrapper made specifically for Angular UI, you may/may not be able to easily use bootstrap plugins others have written with this.

However with a default Angular UI & copy of bootstrap then you’ll need jQuery as the code in the github repository has been heavily modified to work without jQuery.

[Edit] As noted in the comments UI Bootstrap is a very good option as well.

Method 2

If you are using Angular UI bootstrap then jquery is not required

Try this sample site

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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