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cdnjs vs Fastly: What are the differences?

What is cdnjs? An open source community driven Javascript CDN. Everyone loves the Google CDN? Even Microsoft runs their own CDN. The problem is, they only host the most popular libraries. We host it all - JavaScript, CSS, SWF, images, etc! Powered by CloudFlare.

What is Fastly? We're redefining content delivery. Fastly's real-time content delivery network gives you total control over your content, unprecedented access to performance analytics, and the ability to instantly update content in 150 milliseconds.

cdnjs and Fastly can be primarily classified as "Content Delivery Network" tools.

"Free" is the primary reason why developers consider cdnjs over the competitors, whereas "Real-time updates" was stated as the key factor in picking Fastly.

cdnjs is an open source tool with 7.73K GitHub stars and 4.03K GitHub forks. Here's a link to cdnjs's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Fastly has a broader approval, being mentioned in 96 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to cdnjs, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

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Pros of cdnjs
Pros of Fastly
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    Fast
  • 3
    Free
  • 2
    Easy Interface
  • 1
    Largest user base
  • 1
    Most number of libraries
  • 27
    Real-time updates
  • 23
    Fastest CDN
  • 20
    Powerful API
  • 19
    Great support
  • 13
    Great customer support
  • 6
    Custom VCL
  • 6
    Instant Purging
  • 5
    Tag-based Purging
  • 5
    Good pricing
  • 4
    HTTP/2 Support
  • 3
    Best CDN
  • 3
    Image processing on demande (Fastly IO)
  • 3
    Speed & functionality

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      Minimum $50/mo spend

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    What is cdnjs?

    Everyone loves the Google CDN? Even Microsoft runs their own CDN. The problem is, they only host the most popular libraries. We host it all - JavaScript, CSS, SWF, images, etc! Powered by CloudFlare.

    What is Fastly?

    Fastly's real-time content delivery network gives you total control over your content, unprecedented access to performance analytics, and the ability to instantly update content in 150 milliseconds.

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