Webpack vs. gulp



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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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Webpack?
Why do you like Webpack?

Why do developers choose gulp?
Why do you like gulp?

Cons

What are the cons of using Webpack?
No Cons submitted yet for Webpack
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What are the cons of using gulp?
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Companies

What companies use Webpack?
2462 companies on StackShare use Webpack
What companies use gulp?
1490 companies on StackShare use gulp

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 are some alternatives to Webpack and gulp?

  • Grunt - The JavaScript Task Runner
  • Brunch - Ultra-fast HTML5 build tool
  • Parcel - 📦🚀 A fast, zero configuration web application bundler
  • Webpacker - Use Webpack to manage app-like JavaScript modules in Rails (by Rails)

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