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Discussion on: Micro-frontends: Module Federation with WebPack 5

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alex-vukov • Edited on

Thank you for this article! It was very useful since I am in the process of making use of federated modules in a large corporate MFE solution. There is one small problem in this new functionality though and that is cachebusting the remoteEntry scripts. In order to invalidate the cache for a remoteEntry script each time it changes you have to add a content dependent hash to its name. But then you have to somehow know the new name in order to import it into the shell application. This creates the need for an extra request to get the new name before loading the remote container which is inconvenient.