browser-sync: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v3.0.2(5 months ago)

This package is actively maintained.Types definitions are provided via a separate npm package: @types/browser-syncNumber of direct dependencies: 28Monthly npm downloads

BrowserSync is a powerful tool that simplifies web development by synchronizing file changes and interactions across multiple devices. It enables live reloading of browsers, allowing developers to see changes instantly without manual refresh. BrowserSync also provides features like URL history, scroll synchronization, and customizable options for optimizing the development workflow.

Compared to alternatives like LiveReload or webpack-dev-server, BrowserSync offers a more comprehensive set of features tailored specifically for front-end development. It is actively maintained with regular updates and a strong community support, making it a reliable choice for improving productivity in web development projects.

Alternatives:
lite-server+
webpack-dev-server+
live-server+
serve+
bs-html-injector+
http-server+
browsersync-webpack-plugin+
parcel+
vite+
snowpack+

Tags: web developmentlive reloadingsynchronizationfront-endworkflow optimization