What is Parcel?
Parcel is a web application bundler, differentiated by its developer experience. It offers blazing fast performance utilizing multicore processing, and requires zero configuration.
Parcel is a tool in the JS Build Tools / JS Task Runners category of a tech stack.
Parcel is an open source tool with 39.6K GitHub stars and 2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Parcel's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Parcel?
309 companies reportedly use Parcel in their tech stacks, including Mollie, Paralect, and Headspace.
134 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Parcel.
Pros of Parcel
Built-in dev server with livereload
- Blazing fast bundle times
- Bundle all your assets
- Automatic transforms
- Zero config code splitting
- Hot module replacement
- Friendly error logging
Parcel Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Parcel?
See all alternatives
The less work you have to do when performing repetitive tasks like minification, compilation, unit testing, linting, etc, the easier your job becomes. After you've configured it, a task runner can do most of that mundane work for you—and your team—with basically zero effort.