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Lineman vs Yeoman: What are the differences?

What is Lineman? A tool to help you build fat-client webapp projects. Lineman is a command-line utility that is hyper-focused on helping web developers build first-class JavaScript web applications. Lineman provides a thin wrapper around a number of client-side productivity tools (primarily Express, Grunt, and Testem), with the goal of helping developers focus on writing awesome web apps instead of worrying about workflow configuration.

What is Yeoman? A set of tools for automating development workflow. Yeoman is a robust and opinionated set of tools, libraries, and a workflow that can help developers quickly build beautiful, compelling web apps. It is comprised of yo - a scaffolding tool using our generator system, grunt - a task runner for your build process and bower for dependency management.

Lineman and Yeoman can be categorized as "Front End Scaffolding" tools.

Lineman and Yeoman are both open source tools. It seems that Yeoman with 9.23K GitHub stars and 758 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Lineman with 1.21K GitHub stars and 88 GitHub forks.

What is Lineman?

Lineman is a command-line utility that is hyper-focused on helping web developers build first-class JavaScript web applications. Lineman provides a thin wrapper around a number of client-side productivity tools (primarily Express, Grunt, and Testem), with the goal of helping developers focus on writing awesome web apps instead of worrying about workflow configuration.

What is Yeoman?

Yeoman is a robust and opinionated set of tools, libraries, and a workflow that can help developers quickly build beautiful, compelling web apps. It is comprised of yo - a scaffolding tool using our generator system, grunt - a task runner for your build process and bower for dependency management.
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    Avatar of Tim De Lange
    Tim De Lange uses YeomanYeoman

    Quick scaffolding of project stacks I'm not that familiar with. Having a nice build system to start with on a new project is worth a lot.

    Avatar of Promethean TV
    Promethean TV uses YeomanYeoman

    Yeoman is used for code generation and automation of the Promethean TV Broadcast Center Tool.

    Avatar of Nick De Cooman
    Nick De Cooman uses YeomanYeoman

    Using Yeoman to generate skeleton projects. No experience with writing custom generators.

    Avatar of Reactor Digital
    Reactor Digital uses YeomanYeoman

    Scaffolding the project's file directory as well as the AngularJS boilerplate.

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    GHA Technologies uses YeomanYeoman

    Used for scaffolding all our angular and some of our wordpress projects/demos.

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