RequireJS vs Webpack: What are the differences?
RequireJS can be classified as a tool in the "Front End Package Manager" category, while Webpack is grouped under "JS Build Tools / JS Task Runners".
"Open source", "Modular script loader " and "Asynchronous " are the key factors why developers consider RequireJS; whereas "Most powerful bundler", "Built-in dev server with livereload" and "Can handle all types of assets" are the primary reasons why Webpack is favored.
RequireJS and Webpack are both open source tools. Webpack with 49.8K GitHub stars and 6.27K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than RequireJS with 12.2K GitHub stars and 2.3K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Webpack has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2206 company stacks & 1338 developers stacks; compared to RequireJS, which is listed in 916 company stacks and 185 developer stacks.
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