Talk type: Talk

How We Moved the Entire VK Frontend Building to SWC, and Whether It Was worth It

  • Talk in Russian

The most popular transpilers for JavaScript are still Babel and ts-loader. They are good, but slow.

In pursuit of build speed, the speaker and his team decided to move to the promising SWC. Of course, this couldn't have gone smoothly. Diving into SWC, the team discovered that there were nuances that made them delve into the Rust source code and fix things that shouldn't have been broken. Fedor will talk about the amazing adventure of chasing build speed.


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