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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.
RequireJS is a tool in the Front End Package Manager category of a tech stack.
RequireJS is an open source tool with 12.6K GitHub stars and 2.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to RequireJS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses RequireJS?

Companies
4453 companies reportedly use RequireJS in their tech stacks, including Uber, Slack, and Coursera.

Developers
1866 developers on StackShare have stated that they use RequireJS.

RequireJS Integrations

Babel, WebStorm, JScrambler, TurboGears, and Luxon are some of the popular tools that integrate with RequireJS. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with RequireJS.

RequireJS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to RequireJS?
Browserify
Browserify lets you require('modules') in the browser by bundling up all of your dependencies.
Webpack
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.
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.
Yarn
Yarn caches every package it downloads so it never needs to again. It also parallelizes operations to maximize resource utilization so install times are faster than ever.
Bower
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.
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RequireJS's Followers
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