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Hasty Treat - Future Tech We’re Excited About

In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about future tech — some things you may not have heard about yet, and why we’re excited about them!

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Show Notes

05:20 - Astro

  • What it is:
  • Why we’re excited about it:
    • Server Side JS frameworks, combine Svelte, React, Vue as needed in one component that is an SFC using markdown style meta data.
    • Scoped CSS by default (a la Svelte). Sass out of the box.
    • Collections import for .md files
// pages/blog.astro --- import PostPreview from '../components/PostPreview.astro'; const blogPosts = import.meta.collections('./post/*.md'); --- Blog Posts { => ( )}

12:06 - ViteKit

  • What it is:
    • Framework-agnostic
    • API routes
    • Pages (frontend, optional hydration)
    • Adapter for Node, static, Vercel, cf worker, etc. Inspired by SvelteKit.

15:58 - Svelte Kit

19:07 -

  • What it is:
  • Why we’re excited about it:
    • Made by Michael Jackson, Ryan Florence
    • License-based
    • React-based
    • Caching-focused, uses “the platform”
    • Centralized data loading, works without client JS if needed
    • Better nested routing
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