Bower vs. Browserify vs. Duo

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What is Bower?

Bower is a package manager for the web. It offers a generic, unopinionated solution to the problem of front-end package management, while exposing the package dependency model via an API that can be consumed by a more opinionated build stack. There are no system wide dependencies, no dependencies are shared between different apps, and the dependency tree is flat.

What is Browserify?

Browserify lets you require('modules') in the browser by bundling up all of your dependencies.

What is Duo?

Duo is a next-generation package manager that blends the best ideas from Component, Browserify and Go to make organizing and writing front-end code quick and painless.

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What companies use Bower?
788 companies on StackShare use Bower
What companies use Browserify?
112 companies on StackShare use Browserify
What companies use Duo?
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What tools integrate with Bower?
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What tools integrate with Browserify?
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What tools integrate with Duo?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Duo

What are some alternatives to Bower, Browserify, and Duo?

  • npm - The package manager for JavaScript.
  • Yarn - A new package manager for JavaScript
  • RequireJS - JavaScript file and module loader
  • Component - Client package management for building better web applications

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