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BrowserSync

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What is BrowserSync?

BrowserSync makes your tweaking and testing faster by synchronising file changes and interactions across multiple devices. It’s wicked-fast and totally free.
BrowserSync is a tool in the Live Reloading category of a tech stack.
BrowserSync is an open source tool with 11.4K GitHub stars and 745 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to BrowserSync's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses BrowserSync?

Companies
17 companies reportedly use BrowserSync in their tech stacks, including Secret Escapes, Galileo, and Zenfulfillment.

Developers
94 developers on StackShare have stated that they use BrowserSync.

BrowserSync Integrations

BrowserSync's Features

  • Interaction sync
  • File sync
  • URL history
  • Remote inspector
  • UI or CLI control
  • Build-tool compatible
  • URL tunneling
  • Free to run and reuse

BrowserSync Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to BrowserSync?
Webpack
A bundler for javascript and friends. Packs many modules into a few bundled assets. Code Splitting allows to load parts for the application on demand. Through "loaders" modules can be CommonJs, AMD, ES6 modules, CSS, Images, JSON, Coffeescript, LESS, ... and your custom stuff.
Browserify
Browserify lets you require('modules') in the browser by bundling up all of your dependencies.
LiveReload
LiveReload monitors changes in the file system. As soon as you save a file, it is preprocessed as needed, and the browser is refreshed.
Ghostlab
It is a Mac based app that allows you to test out your responsive design across a variety of devices and browsers
CodeKit
Process Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Slim, CoffeeScript, Javascript, and Compass files automatically each time you save. Easily set options for each language.
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BrowserSync's Followers
115 developers follow BrowserSync to keep up with related blogs and decisions.