Jasper De Moor
Jasper De Moor
Staff software engineer at CodeSandbox pushing the boundaries of what is possible with web technology, Rust enthousiast, performance obsessed, building developer friendly tools
React Summit US 2023React Summit US 2023
13 min
Building a Node.js Runtime for the Browser
We'll walk through what it takes to build a Node.js runtime for the browser, the challenges we discovered along the way and solutions we built to those challenges.
DevOps.js Conf 2021DevOps.js Conf 2021
8 min
Parcel 2: the Automagical Bundler
Parcel 1 was created out of the frustration from configuring slow and hard to configure legacy bundlers like Webpack and in turn started a trend of zero-config tooling. Unfortunately, Parcel 1 had some major design flaws that led to the creation of Parcel 2, a ground-up rewrite of Parcel which aims to resolve those design flaws whilst also creating a bundler that can scale to the size of companies like Atlassian and Adobe and beyond. A new plugin system, bundler targets, optional configuration, stable caches, improved scope-hoisting, improved developer experience and better performance are just a few of the things we’ve been working on for the last 3 years.
In this talk I’ll glance over how Parcel works and talk about a couple of the largest and most exciting new features in Parcel 2.