esm.sh VS esbuild

Compare esm.sh vs esbuild and see what are their differences.

esm.sh

A fast, global content delivery network for ES Modules. (by esm-dev)

esbuild

An extremely fast JavaScript and CSS bundler and minifier (by evanw)
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esm.sh esbuild
10 169
922 30,017
8.0% -
9.7 9.8
10 days ago about 16 hours ago
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MIT License MIT License
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esm.sh

Posts with mentions or reviews of esm.sh. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-03-26.

esbuild

Posts with mentions or reviews of esbuild. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-20.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing esm.sh and esbuild you can also consider the following projects:

swc - Rust-based platform for the Web

Rollup - Next-generation ES module bundler

webpack - A bundler for javascript and friends. Packs many modules into a few bundled assets. Code Splitting allows for loading parts of the application on demand. Through "loaders", modules can be CommonJs, AMD, ES6 modules, CSS, Images, JSON, Coffeescript, LESS, ... and your custom stuff.

vite - Next generation frontend tooling. It's fast!

parcel - The zero configuration build tool for the web. 📦🚀

Tailwind CSS - A utility-first CSS framework for rapid UI development.

Snowpack - ESM-powered frontend build tool. Instant, lightweight, unbundled development. ✌️

PostCSS - Transforming styles with JS plugins

import-maps - How to control the behavior of JavaScript imports

svgr - Transform SVGs into React components 🦁

terser - 🗜 JavaScript parser, mangler and compressor toolkit for ES6+

sucrase - Super-fast alternative to Babel for when you can target modern JS runtimes