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Svelte is Here to Stay

Mikhail Karan
Web Developer | HTML All The Things Podcast Host
Originally published at htmlallthethings.com ・2 min read

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.

What's This One About?

In this episode Matt and Mike discuss Svelte, a JavaScript framework that compiles when you build your app. Other frameworks like Vue and React do a lot of their work in the browser, Svelte's compile step does that work instead. The duo discuss Mike's impressions of Svelte and where it's going in the future, followed by Matt's recent introduction to Svelte and JavaScript frameworks in general.

Show Notes

3:30 - What is Svelte
6:20 - Comparison of Svelte vs Vanilla JS
10:55 - What makes Svelte different from Vue & React?
14:28 - What are the advantages of Svelte?
25:00 - Matt's journey in learning Svelte

Key Takeaways

  • It's really easy to pickup and learn Svelte vs Vue and React. It has clear and clean syntax and no boilerplate.
  • Svelte is a word. Of a person slender and elegant.
  • Refer to the documentation of Svelte before googling. This can help avoid using pure vanilla JS solutions when Svelte can do something like hiding and showing a div easier.

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