140: Evan You - Reimagining the Modern Dev Server with Vite

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Topics include:

  • What is Vite and what makes it different than existing tools like Webpack?
  • How do ES Modules actually work in the browser and what are the limitations?
  • Will we ever be able to use ES Modules in production for large complex projects?
  • How does Vite work under the hood, and how does it support non-JS files like Vue files, or CSS files?
  • How hot module replacement is implemented under the hood in Vite
  • Optimizing modules with many dependencies to keep the development experience fast
  • What is VitePress and how does it compare to VuePress?
  • Bundling sites for production with Vite
  • What's the roadmap for Vite 1.0?

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