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Brunch vs Create React App: What are the differences?

What is Brunch? Ultra-fast HTML5 build tool. Brunch is an assembler for HTML5 applications. It's agnostic to frameworks, libraries, programming, stylesheet & templating languages and backend technology.

What is Create React App? Create React apps with no build configuration. Create React apps with no build configuration.

Brunch can be classified as a tool in the "JS Build Tools / JS Task Runners" category, while Create React App is grouped under "Javascript UI Libraries".

Brunch and Create React App are both open source tools. It seems that Create React App with 69.4K GitHub stars and 15.8K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Brunch with 6.58K GitHub stars and 461 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Create React App has a broader approval, being mentioned in 24 company stacks & 67 developers stacks; compared to Brunch, which is listed in 14 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

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Pros of Brunch
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    Easy and awesome
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    Ultra Fast
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    Light Configuration
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    Built-in dev server with live reload
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    Simple to use
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    Has many pre-configurable framework "skeletons"
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    No config, easy to use
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    Maintained by React core team

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Cons of Brunch
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      No SSR

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    What is Brunch?

    Brunch is an assembler for HTML5 applications. It's agnostic to frameworks, libraries, programming, stylesheet & templating languages and backend technology.

    What is Create React App?

    Create React apps with no build configuration.

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    What are some alternatives to Brunch and Create React App?
    Webpack
    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.
    gulp
    Build system automating tasks: minification and copying of all JavaScript files, static images. More capable of watching files to automatically rerun the task when a file changes.
    Parcel
    Parcel is a web application bundler, differentiated by its developer experience. It offers blazing fast performance utilizing multicore processing, and requires zero configuration.
    Grunt
    The less work you have to do when performing repetitive tasks like minification, compilation, unit testing, linting, etc, the easier your job becomes. After you've configured it, a task runner can do most of that mundane work for you—and your team—with basically zero effort.
    rollup
    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.
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