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Have you built any projects with Svelte?

madza profile image Madza ใƒป1 min read

Svelte has been around for quite a while now. It's pretty lightweight, fast, concise, and is essentially a compiler, which means there is no virtual DOM and all the other unnecessary stuff.

As far as I have played around in the sandbox mode, it felt like it would be an awesome tool for smaller apps to get you up and running quickly.

The syntax reminded me of a bit of Vue and the HTML, CSS, and Javascript approach in .svelte files reminded me of the good old classic design we used decades ago, while still using components.

Have you built any projects with Svelte and did you like it?

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Amal Shaji

I started doing svelte almost a month ago, and I like it so far. I've managed to do a couple of projects using svelte.

Pasteit! - A mini pastebin on IPFS

Shareit! - A file sharing service using IPFS

IPLocator - Locate IP addresses using a public API

Hope you like them

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Madza Author

Interesting pet projects ๐Ÿ˜‰ Link on Pasteit! shows 404, tho ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

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Amal Shaji

Sorry, I updated the links. Thanks

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Shriji

Check out my GitHub to see beginner apps, I also write about them and it's companion framework sapper.

One of the proudest projects I have done


I did a demo at a conference, it's up here youtube.com/watch?v=z3mEVrvLWuc
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Madza Author

Awesome write-up ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘

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Shriji

Thank you :)

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Joachim Zeelmaekers

I had a blast using Svelte and I even wrote a blog about my first experience with Svelte. Check it out, there is some sample code in Github too.

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Madza Author

Tailwind really goes hand-in-hand with Svelte ๐Ÿ‘ญ
To be honest, that was my initial thought ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Richard Guay

Iโ€™ve been using Svelte since version 1 and have done many projects in it. Before, I used Vue.js. Switching to Svelte cut development time down and code size at the same time. It is much easier to use.

You can see my website: customct.com which is powered by Svelte from GitHub Pages. The front page is a Svelte code and all the other pages are read from the markdown files on the repo. I have links in there to my Svelte tutorials and projects. Have a peek.

My new blog on Hashnode.com has my article about using Svelte with NW.js.

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Madza Author

I can see switching from Vue to bee a breeze ๐Ÿ‘Œ

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CAYDE

I built many small projects like, hangman game,todo,covid tracker its fun

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Madza Author

What dictated you do not use it (as I understand) as the main framework daily? Dev environment at work? Continuous projects in different frameworks? Something else?

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CAYDE

No jobs in my locality, when i was searching for framework to learn, i saw react react everywhere, but when i saw react i dont like it, so i continue my search found about svelte found its easy to use and read blog about it found out it does better than react, after learning svelte did 10+ projects on it after that i search for job i found out no jobs, so i have to switch to react, now i am working on react

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Madza Author

I have a feeling like 90% of devs choose or are forced to learn React mainly due to job opportunities ๐Ÿ˜‰ Otherwise they would preferably work with Vue or Svelte ๐Ÿ˜‰

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CAYDE

Svelte is the move!!! I like built in store,two way binding, looping elements in a clean way, fetching

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Emma Goto ๐Ÿ™

Not yet, but it's on the list of things I want to eventually try!

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Ray Daly

reading.email is a newsletter reader built with Svelte to get more people reading more newsletters more often. Our weekly newsletter informs you as more newsletters are added: reading.email/newsletter/readingem... A list of CSS newsletters is being built: reading.email/list/css. More dev newsletters coming soon.

One of the best things about Svelte is how quickly one can build private "utility" apps that help with backend, reports and user management.

Comments welcomed about Reading.email. There are still some technical challenges (but Svelte is not one of them). So app is being slowly rolled out.

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Madza Author

Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ˜‰These are awesome ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Vincenzo

Ammoozzo A random picker to help me being faster at choosing stuff. code

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Nelson

Not yet, but I'll try it. Thanks for your post

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Ivan Jeremic

I would love official Svelte Electron boilerplate and some Svelte mobile solution.

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Madza Author

You should add some feature requests for them, maybe they become a reality ๐Ÿ˜‰