re: What are the latest trends in front-end JavaScript? VIEW POST

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I can think of a few things.

☝️ Trending Up

  1. Convention based transpiling (create-react-app, Webpack4, parceljs)
  2. I see many people promoting functional javascript code.
  3. Component based libraries - React, Web Components, etc.

👇 Trending Down

  1. jQuery
  2. 🤔 ...
 

I am trying to see the benefits of Webpack. The only thing that I can see that is beneficial with it is "tree-shaking" and yet its not off the shelf

 

Being able to import older AMD modules into your ES6 modules like it ain't no thing is a big plus for our team.

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