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Hasty Treat - What is SvelteKit?

In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about SvelteKit — what it is and why you might want to use it.

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Show Notes

03:28 - What is it?

  • Total platform for building Svelte apps
  • Built in Vite.js
    • Includes all of the Vite goodness but it hides behind the scenes for the most part
  • Host anywhere

05:16 - Is it CSR, SSR, SSG, WTF?!

  • All of the above. Uses adapters to control the output:
kit: { // hydrate the element in src/app.html target: '#svelte', adapter: adapter() }

09:45 - What you get out of the box

  • File-based routing
  • API routes
  • Layouts and layout resets
  • Fancy file titles [slug] __layout
  • Code splitting & preloading
  • PostCSS
  • TypeScript support

17:03 - Neat small things

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