Goodbye Webpack, Hello Turbopack! The big news from today’s Next.JS conference

The Stack Overflow Podcast

On today's episode we chat about some of the fun announcements coming out of today's Next.JS conference. Vercel announced it acquired Splitbee to bring first-party analytics to it's platform. Next.JS 13 Introducing a redesigned approach to website layouts, data-fetching, and server-rendering. And last but not least, we were introduced to Turbopack, built by the creator of Webpack and Vercel. Turbopack is a Rust-based incremental bundler and Vercel claims that it shows updates 10x faster than Vite and 700x faster than Webpack.

We got the chance to sit down with Guillermo Ruach, Guillermo Rauch, CEO of Vercel and co-creator of Next.JS, about the news coming out of today's conference. The most interesting was a new product called Turbopack. You can read more about it here.

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