I started messing around with Astro this morning and loved it so much that I updated this site to use it. It didn’t take very long at all. I was previously using nextjs.
I’m happy I used tailwind instead of styled components or something similar. It made it very easy to move things over.
The MDX support is fantastic. I especially appreciate the simple
With nextjs, I was working around the limitations of the new app directory,
which was much more complex than Astro. I hated having to name every page file
It was satisfying to remove all the
key props that I needed on array elements
in react, and it was cathartic to bulk update all the
This feels like I’m getting back to good ole HTML.