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What is Esbuild?

It is an extremely fast JavaScript and CSS bundler and minifier. Current build tools for the web are 10-100x slower than they could be. The main goal of this project is to bring about a new era of build tool performance, and create an easy-to-use modern bundler along the way.
Esbuild is a tool in the JS Build Tools / JS Task Runners category of a tech stack.
Esbuild is an open source tool with 37.4K GitHub stars and 1.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Esbuild's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Esbuild?

Companies
32 companies reportedly use Esbuild in their tech stacks, including Shelf, truedoc-client, and Backend.

Developers
91 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Esbuild.

Esbuild Integrations

Esbuild's Features

  • Extreme speed without needing a cache
  • ES6 and CommonJS modules
  • Tree shaking of ES6 modules
  • An API for JavaScript and Go
  • TypeScript and JSX syntax
  • Source maps
  • Minification
  • Plugins

Esbuild Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Esbuild?
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
jQuery
jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
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