npm vs. RequireJS

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What is npm?

npm is the command-line interface to the npm ecosystem. It is battle-tested, surprisingly flexible, and used by hundreds of thousands of JavaScript developers every day.

What is RequireJS?

RequireJS loads plain JavaScript files as well as more defined modules. It is optimized for in-browser use, including in a Web Worker, but it can be used in other JavaScript environments, like Rhino and Node. It implements the Asynchronous Module API. Using a modular script loader like RequireJS will improve the speed and quality of your code.

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Why do developers choose npm?
Why do you like npm?

Why do developers choose RequireJS?
Why do you like RequireJS?


What are the cons of using npm?
Downsides of npm?

What are the cons of using RequireJS?
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How much does npm cost?
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What companies use npm?
3013 companies on StackShare use npm
What companies use RequireJS?
1101 companies on StackShare use RequireJS


What tools integrate with npm?
22 tools on StackShare integrate with npm
What tools integrate with RequireJS?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with RequireJS

What are some alternatives to npm and RequireJS?

  • Bower - A package manager for the web
  • Yarn - A new package manager for JavaScript
  • Browserify - Browser-side require() the node.js way
  • Component - Client package management for building better web applications

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