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New Modularity in JS : ES Modules

Submitted Feb 12, 2018

So you like es6, you have been using it for quite a while now but still can’t wrap your head around the “import”.
How does modularity in node.js work, why is the good old require dead and what’s so cool about the new import


This talk is about how modularity in JavaScript has evolved over the years, more specifically the import export syntax in the new Ecmascript Modules.
We will go through
1. What is a Module
2. Why Modules
3. CommonJS modules
4. ES Modules
5. Syntax
6. Use Cases
7. ESM in node.js


No requirements

Speaker bio

I am an engineering student at Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology and I started with Node.js when i started college. Fastforward 2 years and here I am, open source contributor to various node based projects in organisations like publiclab and author of many of my own. Most notably I am a GSOC intern on the image processing library Image-sequencer. I have also written a passport-strategy for the oauth2 compliant server OneAuth