Webpack vs. gulp vs. Brunch



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Description

What is 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.

What is 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.

What is Brunch?

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

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Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using Webpack?
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What are the cons of using Brunch?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Webpack?
2464 companies on StackShare use Webpack
What companies use gulp?
1490 companies on StackShare use gulp
What companies use Brunch?
19 companies on StackShare use Brunch

Integrations

What tools integrate with Webpack?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Webpack
What tools integrate with gulp?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with gulp
What tools integrate with Brunch?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Brunch

What are some alternatives to Webpack, gulp, and Brunch?

  • Grunt - The JavaScript Task Runner
  • Parcel - 📦🚀 A fast, zero configuration web application bundler
  • Webpacker - Use Webpack to manage app-like JavaScript modules in Rails (by Rails)
  • Backpack - Build Node.js backends with Webpack

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