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    Working from home, travelling to see the family for the week (and more if we get further lockdowns), but most interestingly, I’ll be rewriting an existing Vue.js frontend to Svelte (https://svelte.dev), which is making my all giddy just thinking about it

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      When I’ve done frontend in these past few years I’ve mostly used React, what does svelte bring to the table?

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        Small bundle sizes due to Svelte being a compiler instead of only a library, but what I like most is that the code you write actually looks reasonable, and doesn’t look like you’re frantically trying to work around JavaScript’s shortcomings. Check out this login form for example — it’s fully reactive: https://marisa.cloud/aun/tome-svelte/src/branch/master/src/pages/Login.svelte

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          ++ on the small bundle sizes, and when paired with rollup it’s definitely been a space savings for us. I’m really looking forward to it getting official Typescript support.