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Nuxt.js vs Vue CLI: What are the differences?

Nuxt.js: The Vue.js Framework. Nuxt.js presets all the configuration needed to make your development of a Vue.js application enjoyable You can use Nuxt.js for SSR, SPA, Static Generated, PWA and more.; Vue CLI: Standard Tooling for Vue.js Development. Vue CLI aims to be the standard tooling baseline for the Vue ecosystem. It ensures the various build tools work smoothly together with sensible defaults so you can focus on writing your app instead of spending days wrangling with config.

Nuxt.js can be classified as a tool in the "Front-End Frameworks" category, while Vue CLI is grouped under "Javascript Utilities & Libraries".

Some of the features offered by Nuxt.js are:

  • Automatic transpilation and bundling
  • Hot module replacement
  • Server-side rendering OR Single Page App OR Static Generated, you choose 🔥

On the other hand, Vue CLI provides the following key features:

  • Feature Rich - Out-of-the-box support for Babel, TypeScript, ESLint, PostCSS, PWA, Unit Testing & End-to-end Testing.
  • Extensible
  • No Need to Eject

Vue CLI is an open source tool with 22K GitHub stars and 3.8K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Vue CLI's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Nuxt.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 79 company stacks & 189 developers stacks; compared to Vue CLI, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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Pros of Nuxt.js
Pros of Vue CLI
  • 38
    SSR
  • 34
    Automatic routes
  • 22
    Middleware
  • 20
    Hot code reloading
  • 16
    Easy setup, easy to use, great community, FRENCH TOUCH
  • 16
    Static Websites
  • 16
    SPA
  • 14
    Plugins
  • 12
    Code splitting for every page
  • 11
    Custom layouts
  • 10
    Automatic transpilation and bundling (with webpack and
  • 8
    Modules ecosystem
  • 7
    Easy setup
  • 6
    Vibrant and helpful community
  • 6
    Pages directory
  • 6
    Amazing Developer Experience
  • 3
    Not React
  • 1
    Its Great for Team Development
  • 1
    GUI for installing dependencies
  • 1
    Visual Web Interface
  • 1
    Detects and run npm tasks

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What is Nuxt.js?

Nuxt.js presets all the configuration needed to make your development of a Vue.js application enjoyable. You can use Nuxt.js for SSR, SPA, Static Generated, PWA and more.

What is Vue CLI?

Vue CLI aims to be the standard tooling baseline for the Vue ecosystem. It ensures the various build tools work smoothly together with sensible defaults so you can focus on writing your app instead of spending days wrangling with config.

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