@codedmonkey this is true. Mainly included it in the repo because I was trying to make it as easy as possible for @dave to deploy. I am unsure how his deployment process works so made the decision to compile the code before pushing. Usually, I would git ignore the compiled code and have it build as part of the CI process. Adding a 'npm run production' script could take care of it as a simple solution.
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