Hosted by Charles Lowell, Taras Mankovski on June 25th, 2020.

In this episode, Pete Gonzalez joins the show to talk about everything Rush.js: What is it? What is it for? How do you use it? Find out here on The Frontside Podcast!

Special guest:

Pete Gonzalez | @octogonz

During the day, Pete works at HBO in Seattle on their streaming media apps. Prior to that, he was at Microsoft for 9 years, and before that, he worked at various consulting companies. A long time ago he was a cofounder of Ratloop, a small company that makes video games.

01:24 - Rush.js: What is it and what is it for?

04:47 - Problems with Managing Large Codebases

  • Rush Stack: provides reusable tech for running large scale monorepos for the web

07:22 - How does Rush provide a solution for build orchestration?

13:34 - Rush Stack Opinion: How to Lint, Bundle, etc.

16:53 - Using Rush Stack: Getting Started

24:27 - Getting Technical About Versions Phantom Dependencies Doppelgangers Pure Dependencies

32:47 - Thoughts on Monorepos

36:30 - Getting Started (Cont’d) + Efficient TypeScript Compellation

43:28 - Does Rush have a size limit? Is it for bigger or smaller projects? Both?

44:34 - Using pieces of Rush in non-Rush projects?

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This show was produced by Mandy Moore, aka @therubyrep of DevReps, LLC.