Google Code Prettify vs Velocity.js: What are the differences?
Developers describe Google Code Prettify as "An embeddable script that makes source-code snippets in HTML prettier". It is an embeddable script that makes source-code snippets in HTML prettier.It works on HTML pages. It is widely used with good cross-browser support. On the other hand, Velocity.js is detailed as "An incredibly fast animation engine for motion designers". It is an animation engine with the same API as jQuery's $.animate(). It works with and without jQuery. It is the best of jQuery and CSS transitions combined.
Some of the features offered by Google Code Prettify are:
- Lightweights: small download and does not block page from loading while running
- Customizable styles via CSS
- Supports all C-like, Bash-like, and XML-like languages. No need to specify the language
On the other hand, Velocity.js provides the following key features:
- Color animation
Google Code Prettify and Velocity.js are both open source tools. Velocity.js with 16.2K GitHub stars and 1.53K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Google Code Prettify with 4.99K GitHub stars and 831 GitHub forks.