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Discussion on: Create a Video Party App With Rails Part 2: Building the Frontend

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leastbad • Edited

I am clearly failing to communicate what I'm trying to ask. Let me try harder/better.

  1. I'm a Rails developer, not a Node developer - so you can safely presume that I'm not looking for a Node library in any potential future inquiry. ;)

  2. What I am trying to do is load whatever client library is necessary via my webpack application.js pack file, specifically so that I don't have to resort to putting a script tag in my HEAD and addressing the TokBox classes via the global namespace.

I think what I'm looking for is an ES6 module, probably downloaded and added to my package.json via npm add?

FWIW, the answer could very well be "no, we haven't done that (yet)"!

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Ben Greenberg Author

Not a problem, I think I understand now.

If I understand correctly, then the answer is you can add the OpenTok JS/Node SDK to your application via Webpack with yarn add opentok or npm install opentok without the use of a script tag.

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leastbad

Thanks for trying, Ben. That package is, once again, the node server implementation. I'm looking for the client. :)

It's all good... I think that the @opentok/client is the module I'm looking for. I'll let you know how I make out!

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Ben Greenberg Author

Glad you followed the link! Best of luck to you!