JavaScript Commonjs

Open-source JavaScript projects categorized as Commonjs

Top 9 JavaScript Commonj Projects

  • 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.

    Project mention: 11 Ways to Optimize Your Website | | 2023-11-12

    Webpack is one of the most popular options, with 63.6k stars on GitHub. It packs modules (JavaScript, CSS, images, and so on) into bundled assets that can be executed by the browser. For demonstration purposes, this is how you can install Webpack into your project:

  • parcel

    The zero configuration build tool for the web. 📦🚀

    Project mention: 11 Ways to Optimize Your Website | | 2023-11-12

    Besides Webpack, there are many other popular web bundlers available, such as Parcel, Esbuild, Rollup, and more. They all have their own unique features and strengths, and you should make your decision based on the needs and requirements of your specific project. Please refer to their official websites for details.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The open-source backend cloud platform. Add Auth, Databases, Functions, and Storage to your product and build any application at any scale while using your preferred coding languages and tools.

  • browserify

    browser-side require() the node.js way

    Project mention: 5 Different Tools to Bundle Node.js Apps | | 2023-06-13

    Browserify is a widely used JavaScript bundler with over 2 million NPM weekly downloads. In addition to Node.js support, allowing developers to use require() statements in the browser is one of its highlighted features.

  • madge

    Create graphs from your CommonJS, AMD or ES6 module dependencies

    Project mention: Visualisation tool | /r/reactjs | 2023-06-28

    something like maybe or

  • minipack

    📦 A simplified example of a modern module bundler written in JavaScript

  • webpack-common-shake

    CommonJS Tree Shaker plugin for WebPack

    Project mention: CommonJS Is Hurting JavaScript | | 2023-06-30

    While I agree the dynamic nature of CommonJS would be problematic, there were successful projects around treeshaking commonjs[0] that worked really well.

    I think dynamic imports have some of the same footguns here, to be honest. Can't deny ESM is easier to statically analyze though, that much appears to be true across the board based on available evidence.


  • YantraJS

    JavaScript Engine for .NET Standard Completely rewritten in C#

    Project mention: Yantrajs: Another Competitor with Node.js | | 2023-10-09
  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

  • common-shakeify

    browserify tree shaking plugin using `common-shake`

  • units-converter

    A simple utility library to measure and convert between units

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 2023-11-12.

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

Project Stars
1 webpack 63,688
2 parcel 42,804
3 browserify 14,463
4 madge 7,933
5 minipack 3,077
6 webpack-common-shake 912
7 YantraJS 135
8 common-shakeify 105
9 units-converter 47
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