Ron Au talks with us about HuggingFace and how they use Svelte, how Svelte helps get you to production, what hydration is why you should care about it, whether Svelte scales, and some of his favorite features of Svelte.

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  episode: 200,
  title: 'Svelte Apps in Production and HuggingFace',
  topics: [ 
    'svelte', 'sveltekit', 'apps'
  guest: 'Ron Au'
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    'Dan Wahlin', 'Craig Shoemaker', 'John Papa'

Recording date: Aug 11, 2022

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Ron Au @Ronvoluted

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  • 00:49 Welcome
  • 03:05 Guest introduction
  • 03:53 What is HuggingFace?
  • 06:03 How do you use Svelte at HuggingFace?
  • 09:09 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 10:12 What should you think about when making a production version?
  • 14:14 What is hydration and why do I care?
  • 18:14 How does Svelte scale up?
  • 36:21 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 37:22 What are your favorite features of Svelte?
  • 40:01 How does Svelte help when working on clients sites?
  • 45:17 Final thoughts

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