This document is a brief breakdown of the tools used when contributing to remirror and why these choices where made.
I've recently started moving over several projects so use
pnpm and I'm very happy with what I've seen so far.
- Great workspace support (modules are scoped to the package where they are installed).
- I like the colors in the CLI.
- Reduce multiple copies of node_modules being downloaded and installed on my machine.
This tool is amazing. I was looking at building my own custom solution to the woes I was facing manually managing the builds on a TypeScript monorepo project. Luckily I found this before I got too far. It solves all the issues I was having and more.
The build times on the project went from 4-5mins down to 30secs. And that's with an increase in packages from less than 30 to more than 70. So it's quite remarkable.