JavaScript Build Tools

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Top 12 JavaScript Build Tool Projects

  • create-react-app

    Set up a modern web app by running one command.

    Project mention: Create React App | | 2022-05-16

    This might give some context:

  • parcel

    The zero configuration build tool for the web. 📦🚀

    Project mention: After 1 month of learning HTML and CSS made this website. What should I work on? | | 2022-05-10
  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • gulp

    A toolkit to automate & enhance your workflow

    Project mention: console.log to stdout on gulp events | | 2022-04-14

    I want to log to stdout (the config environment) when a gulp task is running or has run.

  • pkg

    Package your Node.js project into an executable

    Project mention: Using NodeJs code on a webpage | | 2022-04-26 is one example

  • grunt

    Grunt: The JavaScript Task Runner

    Project mention: Supercharge your CSS with Tailwind | | 2022-04-04

    With the pre-processors, you can shrink your CSS and increase reuse through variables. In almost all working cases, it will be an improvement above vanilla CSS. There are also implementations now, via PostCSS, that add vendor prefixes for you. The major drawback is, of course, that you have to compile your CSS beforehand; usually done via part of your tooling such as Grunt or Gulp.

  • web-skills

    A visual overview of useful skills to learn as a web developer

    Project mention: Web Skills – This is a nice chart of web dev skills. Could be a reminder of how far you've come, or a glimpse of how much there is to learn. Web development is hard. | | 2021-10-10

    I recommend reading the Readme for the project as others have mentioned, as it isn't the intention of the author to deter beginner programmers.

  • FuseBox

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

    Project mention: Building a Webpack alternative in F# | | 2021-12-16

    At the time I had been exploring alternatives to Webpack like fuse-box, parcel, and esbuild. Around the same time I was made aware aware that browsers had already implemented [ESM modules], so technically as long as you produced HTML, CSS, and JS you didn't need any kind of pre-processing at all.

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • Broccoli

    Browser compilation library – an asset pipeline for applications that run in the browser

  • create-index

    Creates ES6 ./index.js file in target directories that imports and exports all sibling files and directories.

  • hollaex-kit

    Exchange Starter Kit to run your own Digital Asset Trading Exchange Platform

    Project mention: Use HollaEx to start branded dogecoin exchange | | 2021-12-27

    Hollaex Kit is an open-source crypto kit for starting exchanges and more. It also has a doge market against USDT that is easy to add to your own branded doge exchange.

  • ygor

    Task toolkit. For when `npm run` isn't enough and everything else is too much.

  • strong-build

    Build node packages into deployable applications

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-05-16.

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What are some of the best open-source Build Tool projects in JavaScript? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 create-react-app 95,002
2 parcel 40,725
3 gulp 32,536
4 pkg 21,096
5 grunt 12,134
6 web-skills 5,801
7 FuseBox 4,051
8 Broccoli 3,321
9 create-index 261
10 hollaex-kit 162
11 ygor 69
12 strong-build 47
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