ESPHome integration vs add-on

There is an ESPHome integration and an ESPHome add-on.
What is the difference and when should I use the one and when the other?

Kind regards from the Netherlands

Most users use both. The add-on creates a container where you can view, edit, and debug you node configurations. The integration is how your node devices share their inputs and sensors with home assistant.

It is possible to handle the functions of the add-on using a different computer than where you are running HA.

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