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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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    What companies use Webpack?
    1839 companies on StackShare use Webpack
    What companies use gulp?
    1085 companies on StackShare use gulp


    What tools integrate with Webpack?
    12 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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