chokidar VS fs-extra

Compare chokidar vs fs-extra and see what are their differences.

chokidar

Minimal and efficient cross-platform file watching library (by paulmillr)

fs-extra

Node.js: extra methods for the fs object like copy(), remove(), mkdirs() (by jprichardson)
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chokidar fs-extra
16 14
9,654 8,878
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4.8 7.6
14 days ago 22 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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chokidar

Posts with mentions or reviews of chokidar. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-15.

fs-extra

Posts with mentions or reviews of fs-extra. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-24.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing chokidar and fs-extra you can also consider the following projects:

graceful-fs - fs with incremental backoff on EMFILE

rimraf - A `rm -rf` util for nodejs

fs-jetpack - Better file system API for Node.js

Filehound - Flexible and fluent interface for searching the file system

Watch-fn

Nodemon.io - Monitor for any changes in your node.js application and automatically restart the server - perfect for development

mkdirp - Recursively mkdir, like `mkdir -p`, but in node.js

globby - User-friendly glob matching

write-json-file - Stringify and write JSON to a file atomically