Episode 4

RRU 004: Redux-Bundler with Henrik Joreteg


March 27th, 2018

1 hr 7 mins 56 secs

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About this Episode


  • Charles Max Wood
  • Tara Manicsic
  • Kent C Dodds

Special Guests: Henrik Joreteg

In this episode of React Round Up, the panel discusses redux-bundler with Henrik Joreteg. Henrik spoke at the first Node Conf, leans towards progressive web apps and single-page apps, and recently has gotten into independent consulting. He also has written a book called Human JavaScript and is working on his second book right now. They talk about his redux-bundler on GitHub and the ability to make changes behind the scenes without having to bother the user. He gives a general background on why he created the bundler and how you can use it in your programming to make your life easier.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • Henrik introduction
  • What is the redux-bundler?
  • He despises using behavioral components
  • If it can be local, keep it local
  • Don’t bother the user if you don’t need to
  • Service Workers vs redux-bundler
  • Making changes behind the scenes
  • He loves to build apps
  • Can you see any case where it would be useful to have a Service Worker in the background?
  • Redux-bundler example
  • Redux-bundler worker example
  • What are the pros and cons to using the redux-bundler?
  • At what point do you need Redux?
  • React
  • How did you get to the point to where you decided to make this bundler?
  • Uses React as a glorified templating language
  • He gets nervous when people start writing a lot of application code
  • Speedy.gift
  • Easier to use this from the beginning
  • This bundler is used to show patterns
  • And much, much more!