gulp vs Webpack: What are the differences?
gulp and Webpack can be primarily classified as "JS Build Tools / JS Task Runners" tools.
"Build speed", "Readable" and "Code-over-configuration" are the key factors why developers consider gulp; 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.
gulp 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 gulp with 31.3K GitHub stars and 4.41K GitHub forks.
Airbnb, Instagram, and Pinterest are some of the popular companies that use Webpack, whereas gulp is used by Mailgun, Sellsuki, and Movielala. Webpack has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2206 company stacks & 1338 developers stacks; compared to gulp, which is listed in 1163 company stacks and 705 developer stacks.
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