Browserify vs Visual Studio Code: What are the differences?
Developers describe Browserify as "Browser-side require() the node.js way". Browserify lets you require('modules') in the browser by bundling up all of your dependencies. On the other hand, Visual Studio Code is detailed as "Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft". Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
Browserify can be classified as a tool in the "Front End Package Manager" category, while Visual Studio Code is grouped under "Text Editor".
"Node style browser code" is the top reason why over 73 developers like Browserify, while over 237 developers mention "Powerful multilanguage IDE" as the leading cause for choosing Visual Studio Code.
Browserify and Visual Studio Code are both open source tools. It seems that Visual Studio Code with 79.3K GitHub stars and 11.1K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Browserify with 12.8K GitHub stars and 1.12K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Visual Studio Code has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1134 company stacks & 2379 developers stacks; compared to Browserify, which is listed in 111 company stacks and 42 developer stacks.
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