Jack Hsu talks with Ward, Dan, and Craig about building apps with React and Nx. What are the benefits of mono repo development? Why should someone check out Nx and what's the process like to get started wtih Nx? How do you know if you should be using Nx? Are you lmiited to Javascript or Typescript in Nx? And what path to learning Nx is there?

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 128,
  title: 'Building apps with React and Nx',
  topics: [ 
    'react', 'Nx', 'apps'
  guest: 'Jack Hsu'
  hosts: [
    'Craig Shoemaker','Dan Wahlin', 'Ward Bell'

Recording date: 03/11/2021

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Jack Hsu @Jay_soo

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  • 01:07 Guest introduction
  • 01:43 Introduction to Nx
  • 03:45 What are the benefits of mono repos?
  • 09:04 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 10:10 Why should someone check out Nx?
  • 12:26 What's the process to get started with Nx?
  • 18:02 Nx Cloud details and pricing
  • 19:29 How do I know if I need to use Nx?
  • 30:56 Can you cut your build time down?
  • 31:46 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 32:42 What's new for the developer experience?
  • 34:55 Are you limited to Javascript or Typescript?
  • 38:42 What's the learning path?
  • 41:13 Final Thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.