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What is Brunch?

Brunch is an assembler for HTML5 applications. It's agnostic to frameworks, libraries, programming, stylesheet & templating languages and backend technology.
Brunch is a tool in the JS Build Tools / JS Task Runners category of a tech stack.
Brunch is an open source tool with 6.8K GitHub stars and 436 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Brunch's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Brunch?

20 companies reportedly use Brunch in their tech stacks, including Uber, PhishX, and CodeCombat.

79 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Brunch.

Brunch Integrations

Pros of Brunch
Easy and awesome
Ultra Fast
Light Configuration
Built-in dev server with live reload
Simple to use
Has many pre-configurable framework "skeletons"

Brunch's Features

  • compiles your scripts, templates, styleslints them
  • wraps the scripts and templates in common.js / AMD modules.concatenates scripts and styles
  • generates source maps for concatenated filescopies assets and static files
  • shrinks the output by minifying code and optimizing imageswatches your files for changes
  • notifies you about errors via console and system notifications

Brunch Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Brunch?
A bundler for javascript and friends. Packs many modules into a few bundled assets. Code Splitting allows to load parts for the application on demand. Through "loaders" modules can be CommonJs, AMD, ES6 modules, CSS, Images, JSON, Coffeescript, LESS, ... and your custom stuff.
Build system automating tasks: minification and copying of all JavaScript files, static images. More capable of watching files to automatically rerun the task when a file changes.
Parcel is a web application bundler, differentiated by its developer experience. It offers blazing fast performance utilizing multicore processing, and requires zero configuration.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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Brunch's Followers
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