Episode 13

VoV 014: Vue.component with Mitchell Garcia


June 5th, 2018

1 hr 6 mins 42 secs

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  • Chris Fritz
  • Erik Hanchett
  • Divya Sasidharan

Special Guests: Mitchell Garcia

In this episode of Views on Vue, the panelists discuss the article Why You Shouldn’t Use Vue.component with the author Mitchell Garcia. Mitchell runs the blog FrontEndSociety.com, which focuses almost entirely on Vue.js, as well as works for OZRK Labs. They talk about what led him to Vue, what single-file components are and the advantages to them, and his article. They also touch on when you would and would not want to use Vue.component and much more!

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • Mitchell intro
  • Has been using Vue for about a year professionally
  • What first turned you on to Vue?
  • Loved the single-file components in Vue
  • What are single-file components?
  • Vue has Webpack loaders
  • Advantages to single-file components
  • OZRK Labs
  • What are custom blocks?
  • Loves the modularity of Vue
  • Why You Shouldn’t Use Vue.component
  • The importance of scale
  • The only time you would want to not use Vue.component
  • When should you use Vue.component?
  • Vuetify
  • Makes sense to use Vue.component when building a library
  • The downside to having everything globally registered
  • Think of Vue components as objects
  • All Vue components have the same structure
  • The benefits of local registration
  • Different ways to use Vue.component
  • And much, much more!