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Google Code Prettify vs Blockly: What are the differences?

What is Google Code Prettify? An embeddable script that makes source-code snippets in HTML prettier. It is an embeddable script that makes source-code snippets in HTML prettier.It works on HTML pages. It is widely used with good cross-browser support.

What is Blockly? A library that adds a visual code editor to web and mobile apps. It is a client-side library for the programming language JavaScript for creating block-based visual programming languages and editors. It is a project of Google and is free and open-source software.

Google Code Prettify and Blockly belong to "Javascript Utilities & Libraries" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Google Code Prettify are:

  • Lightweights: small download and does not block page from loading while running
  • Customizable styles via CSS
  • Supports all C-like, Bash-like, and XML-like languages. No need to specify the language

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

  • Pure JavaScript library
  • 100% client side. No server side dependencies
  • Compatible with all major browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, and IE

Google Code Prettify and Blockly are both open source tools. It seems that Blockly with 6.84K GitHub stars and 2.37K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Google Code Prettify with 4.95K GitHub stars and 827 GitHub forks.

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    What is Blockly?

    It is a client-side library for the programming language JavaScript for creating block-based visual programming languages and editors. It is a project of Google and is free and open-source software.

    What is Google Code Prettify?

    It is an embeddable script that makes source-code snippets in HTML prettier.It works on HTML pages. It is widely used with good cross-browser support.

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    What are some alternatives to Blockly and Google Code Prettify?
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