What is 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.
LiveReload is a tool in the Live Reloading category of a tech stack.
LiveReload is an open source tool with 1.4K GitHub stars and 181 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to LiveReload's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses LiveReload?
10 companies reportedly use LiveReload in their tech stacks, including mifos, Startaê, and Listium.
60 developers on StackShare have stated that they use LiveReload.
Pros of LiveReload
Lightweight, Gulp support
Stable in Chrome
More stable on windows
LiveReload Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to LiveReload?
BrowserSync makes your tweaking and testing faster by synchronising file changes and interactions across multiple devices. It’s wicked-fast and totally free.
It is an open source utility that will monitor for any changes in your source and automatically restart your server. It has a default support for node & coffeescript, but easy to run any executable (such as python, make, etc).