When comparing Chrome DevTools vs Snyk, the Slant community recommends Snyk for most people. In the question“What are the best developer tools?” Snyk is ranked 2nd while Chrome DevTools is ranked 3rd. The most important reason people chose Snyk is:
Snyk can connect directly to GitHub, GitLab, Heroku, AWS Lambda, Bitbucket Server etc. It is also possible to use the [CLI](https://snyk.io/docs/getting-started-with-our-cli/).
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Pro No need for a separate tool
Chrome comes with DevTools baked in. So if Chrome is used for development and it fills the need, there's no need for a separate tool.
Con Limited to the box model of elements
DevTools only displays measurements of the HTML element's box that means that it can't measure, for example, relative to text's baseline or objects within a canvas element.
Con Does not measure distance between elements
DevTools measure dimensions of HTML elements only.