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Babel vs Claudia: What are the differences?

Babel: Use next generation JavaScript, today. Babel will turn your ES6+ code into ES5 friendly code, so you can start using it right now without waiting for browser support; Claudia: Deploy Node.js microservices to AWS Lambda and API Gateway easily. Claudia helps you deploy Node.js microservices to Amazon Web Services easily. It automates and simplifies deployment workflows and error prone tasks, so you can focus on important problems and not have to worry about AWS service quirks.

Babel belongs to "JavaScript Compilers" category of the tech stack, while Claudia can be primarily classified under "Microservices Tools".

Some of the features offered by Babel are:

  • Array comprehensions
  • Arrow functions
  • Async functions

On the other hand, Claudia provides the following key features:

  • Create or update Lambda functions and Web APIs from Node.js projects hassle-free
  • Automatically configure the Lambda function for commonly useful tasks
  • Automatically set up API Gateway resources the way Javascript developers expect them to work

Babel and Claudia are both open source tools. Babel with 33.8K GitHub stars and 3.6K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Claudia with 3.21K GitHub stars and 221 GitHub forks.

Instagram, 9GAG, and Intuit are some of the popular companies that use Babel, whereas Claudia is used by TOKENEXT, Surdo para Surdo, and FundsCorner. Babel has a broader approval, being mentioned in 902 company stacks & 688 developers stacks; compared to Claudia, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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What is Babel?

Babel will turn your ES6+ code into ES5 friendly code, so you can start using it right now without waiting for browser support.

What is Claudia?

Claudia helps you deploy Node.js microservices to Amazon Web Services easily. It automates and simplifies deployment workflows and error prone tasks, so you can focus on important problems and not have to worry about AWS service quirks.

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