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📦🚀 A fast, zero configuration web application bundler
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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 43.2K GitHub stars and 2.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Parcel's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Parcel?

314 companies reportedly use Parcel in their tech stacks, including Mollie, Paralect, and Headspace.

222 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Parcel.

Parcel Integrations

Pros of Parcel
Zero configuration
Built-in dev server with livereload
Decisions about Parcel

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Parcel in their tech stack.

Needs advice

Hi, I am at a point when I discovered I need starter templates to kick off my web projects quickly and easily. I want to set-up my template code with the best or rather a packaging tool that is fast in compiling my Sass code and JS. Should I use gulp or Parcel or Webpack.

I need help please, A.S.A.P

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Parcel's Features

  • 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?
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.
It is a module bundler for JavaScript which compiles small pieces of code into something larger and more complex, such as a library or application. It uses the new standardized format for code modules included in the ES6 revision of JavaScript, instead of previous idiosyncratic solutions such as CommonJS and AMD.
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 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 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.
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Parcel's Followers
250 developers follow Parcel to keep up with related blogs and decisions.