parcel VS snowpack

Compare parcel vs snowpack and see what are their differences.

parcel

The zero configuration build tool for the web. 📦🚀 (by parcel-bundler)

snowpack

ESM-powered frontend build tool. Instant, lightweight, unbundled development. ✌️ (by FredKSchott)
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parcel snowpack
105 2
40,766 19,804
0.8% -
9.5 7.7
2 days ago 3 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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parcel

Posts with mentions or reviews of parcel. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-27.

snowpack

Posts with mentions or reviews of snowpack. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-24.
  • Is Astro ready for your blog?
    20 projects | dev.to | 24 Apr 2022
    Astro began life with Snowpack as its asset pipeline, which makes perfect sense given that the two projects came originally from the same development team. However, the developers soon reached the decision that Astro would be a better product if it used the impressive Vite package, instead. While the resulting switchover was a breaking change with a capital BC when it occurred, the capabilities it unlocked have proven the exceptional wisdom of this choice.
  • Snowpack retires, creator recommends Vite instead
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 21 Apr 2022

What are some alternatives?

When comparing parcel and snowpack you can also consider the following projects:

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

esbuild - An extremely fast JavaScript and CSS bundler and minifier

Snowpack - ESM-powered frontend build tool. Instant, lightweight, unbundled development. ✌️ [Moved to: https://github.com/FredKSchott/snowpack]

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.

gulp - A toolkit to automate & enhance your workflow

Next.js - The React Framework

Rollup - Next-generation ES module bundler

tsdx - Zero-config CLI for TypeScript package development

create-react-app - Set up a modern web app by running one command.

FuseBox - A blazing fast js bundler/loader with a comprehensive API :fire:

browserslist - 🦔 Share target browsers between different front-end tools, like Autoprefixer, Stylelint and babel-preset-env

swc - Rust-based platform for the Web