What is Browserify?
Browserify lets you require('modules') in the browser by bundling up all of your dependencies.
Browserify is a tool in the Front End Package Manager category of a tech stack.
Browserify is an open source tool with 13.9K GitHub stars and 1.2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Browserify's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Browserify?
136 companies reportedly use Browserify in their tech stacks, including Accenture, Typeform, and Cloudflare.
348 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Browserify.
Pros of Browserify
Node style browser code
Load modules installed by npm
Works great with gulp.js
NPM modules in the brower
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- Use a node-style require() to organize your browser code and load modules installed by npm.
- browserify will recursively analyze all the require() calls in your app in order to build a bundle you can serve up to the browser in a single script tag.
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Bower is a package manager for the web. It offers a generic, unopinionated solution to the problem of front-end package management, while exposing the package dependency model via an API that can be consumed by a more opinionated build stack. There are no system wide dependencies, no dependencies are shared between different apps, and the dependency tree is flat.
Babel will turn your ES6+ code into ES5 friendly code, so you can start using it right now without waiting for browser support.