Frontend Development Experience Tricks

Published at: 08/24/2019

1. Prevent node_modules from being indexed

This is a single thing which slows Mac down by tons, especially if you're on a corporate laptop with paranoidal-level security settings.

"postinstall": "touch ./.metadata_never_index"

2. Speed up TSC and lower it's memory consumption.

This can be achieved by enabling TSC_WATCHFILE option with UseFsEventsWithFallbackDynamicPolling set.

export TSC_WATCHFILE="UseFsEventsWithFallbackDynamicPolling"
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