Component vs npm: What are the differences?
What is Component? Client package management for building better web applications. Component's philosophy is the UNIX philosophy of the web - to create a platform for small, reusable components that consist of JS, CSS, HTML, images, fonts, etc. With its well-defined specs, using Component means not worrying about most frontend problems such as package management, publishing components to a registry, or creating a custom build process for every single app.
Component and npm can be categorized as "Front End Package Manager" tools.
Component and npm are both open source tools. It seems that npm with 17.2K GitHub stars and 3.17K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Component with 4.64K GitHub stars and 352 GitHub forks.
reddit, Instacart, and Coursera are some of the popular companies that use npm, whereas Component is used by Hazeorid, ALV CH, and Cask. npm has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2642 company stacks & 2666 developers stacks; compared to Component, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 23 developer stacks.
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