Parcel CSS: A new CSS parser, compiler, and minifier written in Rust (+ example project)

From Devon Govett, author of Parcel, comes Parcel CSS: Parcel CSS is a new CSS parser, compiler, and minifier written in Rust. It has significantly better performance than existing tools, while also improving minification quality. Looking at the charts, it pretty darn fast indeed. The key feature does not come from its Minification or Vendor …

Comparing the New Generation of Build Tools

Over at CSS-Tricks Hugh Haworth has done a nice write-up on the next generation of build tools that have been popping up. A bunch of new developer tools have landed in the past year and they are biting at the heels of the tools that have dominated front-end development over the last few years, including …

Snowpack v3.0

Version 3.0 of the aforementioned Snowpack got released, and it’s quite exciting I must say! Pre-bundled streaming imports – Import any npm package, on-demand. Integrated build optimizations – Built-in bundling, preloading, minification, and more. JavaScript API – Integrate with Snowpack’s brand new native JS API. Node.js Runtime API – Import your Snowpack-built files directly into …