What is Stencil?
Stencil combines some of the best features from traditional frameworks, but outputs 100% standards-compliant Custom Elements, part of the Web Component spec.
Stencil is an open source tool with 11.2K GitHub stars and 722 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Stencil's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Stencil?
15 companies reportedly use Stencil in their tech stacks, including DevOps, Content Square, and Huel.
66 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Stencil.
Node.js, React, jQuery, npm, and AngularJS are some of the popular tools that integrate with Stencil. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with Stencil.
- Web Component-based
- Asynchronous rendering pipeline
- TypeScript support
- One-way Data Binding
- Component prerendering
- Simple component lazy-loading
- JSX support
- Dependency-free components
Stencil Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Stencil?
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