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re: Unfortunately, Firefox has not yet implemented dynamic import. How do you do progressive enhancement for module browsers that don't implement impor...

TLDR; : with transpilation

dev.to uses webpacker which supports dynamic import (it also supports prefetch and preload). This in turn is supported through Babel (a transpiler), with @babel/plugin-syntax-dynamic-import


well, in order to transpile import() you need a way to a) convert modules to scripts and b) dynamically load those scripts.

Sounds like Async Module Definition.

I did a half-hearted poke through the production code, and it looked more like cjs to me. Just curious what kind of 'modules' are actually serving down to clients.

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