uglify-js: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v3.18.0(11 days ago)

This package is actively maintained.Types definitions are provided via a separate npm package: @types/uglify-jsNumber of direct dependencies: 0Monthly npm downloads

Uglify-js is a popular JavaScript minification tool that helps reduce the size of JavaScript files by removing unnecessary characters, whitespace, and renaming variables to shorter names. It is widely used in web development to optimize code for faster loading times and improved performance. Uglify-js offers various options for customizing the minification process, such as mangling, compressing, and beautifying the output.

Compared to other minification tools like Terser and Closure Compiler, Uglify-js is known for its speed and efficiency in producing highly compressed code. It is actively maintained and regularly updated to support the latest ECMAScript standards, making it a reliable choice for JavaScript minification.

Alternatives:
terser+
esbuild+
swc+
babel-minify+
google-closure-compiler+
rollup-plugin-terser+
uglifyjs-webpack-plugin+
clean-css+
cssnano+
html-minifier-terser+

Tags: javascriptminificationoptimizationperformancetool