Is Turbopack really 10x faster than Vite?

November 4, 2022 By Mark Otto Off

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What is a ‘Realm’ in JavaScript? — One of those things you don’t need to know, but that will flesh out your understanding of JS under the hood. A realm is essentially the complete execution environment for a JavaScript program.

Gal Weizman

Then if you really want to go down the rabbit hole, enter the ShadowRealm with Dr. Axel..

Is Turbopack Really 10x Faster Than Vite? — Last week’s big news was the unveiling of Turbopack, a Rust-based ‘successor’ to Webpack that boasts significantly performance improvements. Vue and Vite’s Evan You decided to run some benchmarks and ended up pretty deep down the rabbit hole.

Evan You

📒 Articles & Tutorials

Creating Human-Readable Date/Time Differences — There are libraries to get your “2 minutes ago”, “5 months ago” or “1 year ago” but did you know the Intl API can do it too? Intl.RelativeTimeFormat() is there and supports numerous languages. GitHub’s relative-time is an alternative if you need a little extra.

Amit Merchant

Code Coverage with Storybook Test Runner — Coverage reports can show you how much of your code is actually reached in testing and help you find untested areas. Storybook’s test runner now generates coverage reports to help with this and supports React, Preact, Svelte and Vue out of the box.

Yann Braga (Storybook)

🛠 Code & Tools

Find JavaScript Jobs with Hired — Create a profile on Hired to connect with hiring managers at growing startups and Fortune 500 companies. It’s free for job-seekers.

📗 We’re also reading..

We’ve also had some tabs open that aren’t JavaScript specific but you might find interesting anyway:

Comparing TCP and QUIC by Geoff Huston. If HTTP/3, QUIC and UDP are buzzwords for you and you want to know what’s going on under the hood, this is a good technical primer (HTTP/3 is basically HTTP mapped on top of QUIC, as opposed to HTTP 1 and HTTP/2 which use TCP).

Advice That Actually Worked For Me by
Nabeel Qureshi.
A bit more thoughtful and universal than most advice posts.

A Visual Studio 6.0 Nostalgia Trip by Wouter Groeneveld. I might be showing my age by enjoying this. Next stop.. Delphi! Or QBasic..?