Developers don’t just use pNPM because they hate NPM (that’s what Yarn is for). They use it because node_modules are the heaviest objects in the universe. But there are other things to love about PNpm besides its ability to shave gigabytes off your hard disk and saving you a considerable amount of time wasted mucking around with node_modules. Here I’ll show you how to use pnpm fetch to increase the speed of your Docker builds using an --offline install.
Next to text compression image lazyloading is one of the best ways to improve performance on a website. And with Svelte its no different. So here I’m going to share a radically simple way to accomplish lazyloading with Svelte.
The @sveltejs/adapter-vercel NPM module has seen some impressive growth over the last two months. In early November 2021 it was seeing about 4,000 weekly downloads. As of mid-January 2022 that number has climbed to over 18,000. What’s fueling the growth? Vercel’s zero-configuration deployments of SvelteKit perhaps? Nope, most certainly it was Rich Harris joining the Vercel team which was announced at the same time the adapter started taking off.