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Mat Jones

You can achieve the same effect without the use of immediately invoked function expressions using ES6 modules. Or even better, if youโ€™re using TypeScript, you can just use the namespace keyword (TypeScript fanatic here).

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Himanshu Tiwari ๐ŸŒผ Author • Edited

Thanks for the information dude
Would love if you can share any resource for my help and I don't know much about typescript ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜ฅ

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Mat Jones

You can read generally about the module specifications here, for full browser support youโ€™d need to use a bundler like Parcel, Webpack, Rollup, etc.

TypeScript adds a namespace keyword which is essentially just syntax sugar that compiles to JavaScript modules namespaced via the ES6 module system, or if you need full browser support and are compiling to ES5, itโ€™ll compile to a method similar to what youโ€™ve shown above. You can read more about TypeScript namespaces here

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Himanshu Tiwari ๐ŸŒผ Author

Thanks for your time and references

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Peter Johnson • Edited

Mat - Do you have to use a bundler, or just go through some sort of server? I understood the latter, but not tried it w/o a bundler so I can't say for sure. Once it gets out of the bundler, it probably won't be a module anyway.

Also, where did you get your user pic here? I've been looking to create one of my own & I like that style.

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Mat Jones

In an environment that supports ES6 natively (so, Node.js Server, Chrome, or Firefox) you donโ€™t need a bundler, you can use ES6 modules natively.

Also, here

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Peter Johnson

The TypeScript site has a really good, simple Migrating from JavaScript guide that will get you started with TypeScript. There are lots of JavaScript "improvement" languages out there, but TypeScript seems to have caught on like no other; it's the 4th most popular languge in GitHub as of last year.

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Himanshu Tiwari ๐ŸŒผ Author

wow, so much information dude
Thanks