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LiveReload vs Visual Studio: What are the differences?

What is LiveReload? CSS edits and image changes apply live. CoffeeScript, SASS, LESS and others just work. LiveReload monitors changes in the file system. As soon as you save a file, it is preprocessed as needed, and the browser is refreshed.

What is Visual Studio? State-of-the-art tools and services that you can use to create great apps for devices, the cloud, and everything in between. Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.

LiveReload and Visual Studio are primarily classified as "Live Reloading" and "Integrated Development Environment" tools respectively.

"Lightweight, Gulp support" is the primary reason why developers consider LiveReload over the competitors, whereas "Intellisense, ui" was stated as the key factor in picking Visual Studio.

LiveReload is an open source tool with 1.43K GitHub stars and 180 GitHub forks. Here's a link to LiveReload's open source repository on GitHub.

Microsoft, Starbucks, and Intuit are some of the popular companies that use Visual Studio, whereas LiveReload is used by Startae, Listium, and Contratobook. Visual Studio has a broader approval, being mentioned in 678 company stacks & 1011 developers stacks; compared to LiveReload, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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What is LiveReload?

LiveReload monitors changes in the file system. As soon as you save a file, it is preprocessed as needed, and the browser is refreshed.

What is Visual Studio?

Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.
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      What are some alternatives to LiveReload and Visual Studio?
      BrowserSync
      BrowserSync makes your tweaking and testing faster by synchronising file changes and interactions across multiple devices. It鈥檚 wicked-fast and totally free.
      nodemon
      It is an open source utility that will monitor for any changes in your source and automatically restart your server. It has a default support for node & coffeescript, but easy to run any executable (such as python, make, etc).
      CodeKit
      Process Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Slim, CoffeeScript, Javascript, and Compass files automatically each time you save. Easily set options for each language.
      Prepros
      It is an interface tool which handles pre-processing, and other front-end tasks. Its greatest strength is the incredible ease with which it allows you to use pre-processors of various kinds, be they for CSS, HTML or JavaScript.
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      Decisions about LiveReload and Visual Studio
      Andrey Kurdyumov
      Andrey Kurdyumov
      Sr. Software developer | 6 upvotes 43.1K views
      Visual Studio
      Visual Studio
      IntelliJ IDEA
      IntelliJ IDEA

      I use Visual Studio because it provides me best default configuration for development. Less choice helps me concentrate on the product. In a sense it is iPhone of software development for me. When my laptop broke, I just download latest version of VS and start coding without any configuration. For sure it has best editor in terms of perceived responsiveness. Could not say the same for IntelliJ IDEA unfortunately.

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      Reviews of LiveReload and Visual Studio
      Review ofVisual StudioVisual Studio

      Supports many languages, wide variety of plugins

      How developers use LiveReload and Visual Studio
      Avatar of DigitalPermits
      DigitalPermits uses Visual StudioVisual Studio

      We are an ASP.NET shop, so it is fitting that we use Visual Studio. The biggest advantage that VS gives us is the first-class debugger, and the ReSharper refactoring tools. We do use Sublime, Brackets, Vim, Emacs, and other editors in conjunction with VS since VS does can take a long time to load.

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      Daniel Kovacs uses Visual StudioVisual Studio

      An IDE which I use for at least ten years now. Roslyn is getting better and better, but VS Code seems better now. A bit obsolete concept, but the extra tools (like git integration, azure browsing, preset projects and solutions) makes it still very useful.

      Avatar of Promethean TV
      Promethean TV uses Visual StudioVisual Studio

      PrometheanTV builds applications and services utilizing a variety of languages and technologies. The Visual Studio IDE is used by various technical staff to build software on a variety of languages supported by the IDE including C#, HTML/CSS/JS, etc.

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      papaver uses Visual StudioVisual Studio

      been a while since i've used visual studio. developed the tools for superman returns in it. liked the debugging but not much else. only played with the newest version a couple of times.

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      Ariestya Dibyanugraha uses Visual StudioVisual Studio

      Best open source, good replacement for Visual Studio. I'm using it as my development environment in C# and Dynamics 365 Business Central (extension development).

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      Thomas Readings uses LiveReloadLiveReload

      Theme development

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