ES Modules: The next revolution?

Nir Noy (09.May.2018 at 12:00, 1 hr )
Talk at jsDay 2018 (English - US)

Rating: 5 of 5

Modules are an essential part of any non-trivial JavaScript application which requires more than a single code file. And while modules have been a standard part of JavaScript Since ES2015, it has taken browsers a while to support them. During this time, developers have turned to tools such as WebPack, Rollup, and Browserify. These solutions have completely changed the way we write and deploy our web applications. But now that browsers are starting to support ES2015 modules, it's a good time to examine if these solutions are still relevant. In this session I will show why built-in browser support for ES2015 modules is a Game Changer, and how, when combined with additional new JavaScript features and network protocols, can revolutionize the way in which we package and deploy web applications. I will explain in detail, the benefits and limitations of browser support for ES2015 modules, and highlight their advantages over existing JavaScript packaging solutions.

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Rating: 4 of 5

09.May.2018 at 12:45 by Alberto Quaglia (8 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Clear talk, very nice examples!

Rating: 5 of 5

09.May.2018 at 12:46 by Luca Maroni (28 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Very interesting topic, very good speaker. (Another) Revolution is coming!

Rating: 4 of 5

09.May.2018 at 14:16 by Flavio Maccarrone (12 comments) via joind.in Android app

Very very very interesting talk. For me "a little window on the future". Good explanation of native module vs webpack comparison. Thanks Nir!

Rating: 5 of 5

10.May.2018 at 11:44 by Keyfer Mathewson (6 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Great talk and great speaker.

Rating: 5 of 5

10.May.2018 at 20:57 by Stefano (7 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Thinkfull great talk... nice overview about new tech trend on es module, clear explanation about we need to wait for use it!!! Great!

Rating: 5 of 5

11.May.2018 at 09:37 by Luca Fabbri (22 comments) via Web2 LIVE

IMHO the best talk on the conference.
The speaker presented a _very_ on-the-edge argument with a huge selection of personal measurement and comparing them with older approaches). What I liked most:
* he shared possible errors maybe due to bugs in his approach, or maybe browsers issues
* the final message, that was not "cool! let's use ES modules everybody", but warned the audience that probably the revolution is near... but not still ready.

Rating: 5 of 5

15.May.2018 at 18:36 by M_a_s_s_i (79 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Very clear and useful, great talk!

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