Thursday, December 9th 2021
Vercel acquires Turborepo to accelerate build speed and improve developer experience
We're thrilled to announce our acquisition of Turborepo to join us on our mission to make the Web. Faster.
With the acquisition, we're making Turborepo's CLI open source and available for everyone to use today. Jared Palmer, founder of Turborepo and creator of popular open-source projects like Formik and TSDX, will also be joining Vercel. Jared will keep delivering on Turborepo's capabilities as well as lead a team dedicated to advancing Vercel's world-class build performance.
Unlocking the power of monorepos
We've seen the use of monorepos skyrocket as teams embrace flexibility at scale. With projects managed through a shared repository, teams get improved transparency, discoverability, code sharing, and standardization across the organization or project, leading to increased collaboration and iteration speed.
But this comes at a cost. As codebases and teams grow in complexity, the burden of configuring, maintaining, and scaling monorepo architectures becomes increasingly prohibitive.
Turborepo is just a better way to build our code. It's saved us countless hours of our developer's time and improved our workflows.
With powerful capabilities like intelligent caching, optimized task scheduling, and an accessible API, Turborepo unlocks the power of monorepos for everyone. By abstracting the complex configuration needed for most monorepos into a single cohesive build system, Turborepo gives you a world-class development experience without the maintenance cost.
The future of frontend infrastructure
Vercel's mission is to make it easier for anyone to join the developer process and give teams the tooling and capabilities they need to make the Web. Faster. As we continue to build out its capabilities, Turborepo has the potential to change how teams collaborate and work. Remote caching, now in beta, is just the beginning of the task sharing that is possible when leveraging Vercel’s infrastructure.
$ npx create-turbo@latest
The Turborepo CLI is available for anyone to start using today. We'll be reaching out to existing Turborepo customers with more information on how you can seamlessly move from Turborepo's cloud-based caching infrastructure to Vercel.
To hear more about the future of Turborepo and build systems at Vercel, join Jared and Vercel's Head of Developer Relations Lee Robinson on YouTube on Friday, December 10 at 1pm PT | 9pm GMT.