Monorepos! Workspaces, pnpm, turborepo + more!

Jan. 26, 2022, 11 a.m. (10 months, 1 week ago)

In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk all about monorepos - the why's and the how's of using them on your projects.

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Show Notes

  • 00:11 Welcome
  • 01:46 Our experiences with monorepos
  • 05:04 Why use monorepos?
  • 09:37 How long have we been using monorepos?
  • 10:16 Tools for starting a monorepo
  • pnpm
  • Nom link
  • 16:22 Sponsor: Kontent by Kentico
  • 17:33 What's the process for managing libraries?
  • 20:10 Installing / uninstalling things
  • 21:07 Shared dependencies
  • 27:45 Sponsor: LogRocket "ui:dev": "pnpm recursive run dev --filter @leveluptuts/ui", "update": "pnpm recursive up -L -i"
  • 29:23 Turborepo
  • Turborepo
  • 39:32 nX
  • nx
  • 45:38 Sponsor: Freshbooks
  • 46:32 Lerna
  • Lerna
  • 48:09 Rushjs
  • Rushjs
  • 52:35 Sick Picks
  • 59:17 Shameless Plugs


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