Playing with RedwoodJS, an opinionated, full-stack, serverless web application framework

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When I listened to the React Podcast episode about RedwoodJS two weeks ago, it sparked a lot of excitement in me. I wanted to try it out immediately. After working with it a bit, I’m still impressed but also see where this framework needs to be polished.

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Tobias Meyer

I’m a self-taught web developer who loves React, the Jamstack and serverless architectures. Lives and works in Munich. Opinions are my own.

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