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Svelte All the Things

Recorded:
January 18, 2022
Released:
January 19, 2022
Modified:
January 19, 2022

In this episode Matt and Mike discuss Svelte, a framework that Mike has recently switched almost entirely to from Vue. The duo discuss what features of Svelte they enjoy using, some recent milestones in the world of Svelte, and go over some interesting community projects.

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Show Notes

What is HTML All The Things

HTML All The Things is a web development podcast and discord community which was started by Matt and Mike, developers based in Ontario, Canada.

The podcast speaks to web development topics as well as running a small business, self-employment and time management. You can join them for both their successes and their struggles as they try to manage expanding their Web Development business without stretching themselves too thin.

Announcements

The Svelte for Beginners Udemy course is now live! Mike took his experience in teaching and learning Svelte and created a course.

This course will teach you the fundamentals of JavaScript frameworks.

Get it now on Udemy! 👇

Svelte For Beginners

What's This One About?

In this episode Matt and Mike discuss Svelte, a framework that Mike has recently switched almost entirely to from Vue. The duo discuss what features of Svelte they enjoy using, some recent milestones in the world of Svelte, and go over some interesting community projects.

Show Notes

What Is Svelte?

Why Svelte is Awesome

  • No boilerplate
  • No virtual DOM
  • Fast dev server because of vite and HMR
  • Small package size because it compiles away
  • Great developer tooling across all major IDEs
  • SvelteKit is an enhancement and not a whole different paradigm
  • Feature parity with major frameworks for the web*
  • Great way to learn about JavaScript frameworks (plug svelte for beginners course)
  • Sveltekit:prefetch
  • Svelte stores are easy to setup and use but also extremely extensible
  • Animations are super powerful
  • Takes a backseat to actual logic writing

Major Svelte Milestones

  • SvelteKit beta - March 2021
  • Rich harris joins Vercel - November 2021
  • Svelte voted top in dev satisfaction by StackOverflow users
  • StackBlitz adds SvelteKit container

Community Spotlight

Svelte Links

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