Esbuild: Detailed Overview & Metrics

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esbuild is a fast and efficient JavaScript bundler and minifier that focuses on speed and simplicity. It is written in Go and is known for its blazing-fast build times, making it a popular choice for optimizing and bundling JavaScript code. esbuild supports modern JavaScript features like ES6 modules and JSX, and can also bundle CSS and JSON files.

Compared to other bundlers like Webpack and Rollup, esbuild stands out for its speed, often providing significantly faster build times. Its minimal configuration and easy integration with popular build tools make it a compelling choice for projects where build performance is a priority.

Alternatives:
webpack+
rollup+
parcel+
vite+
snowpack+
gulp+
browserify+
microbundle+
swc+
fuse-box+

Tags: javascriptbundlerminifierbuild-toolperformance