Webpack Articles, Tutorials & News

Rails will remove Webpack by default

I didn’t much care for vanilla JavaScript prior to ES6. Through all of the 2000s, I chased different approaches to avoid writing too much of it. First there was RJS (Ruby-to-JavaScript). Then there was CoffeeScript. Both transpiling approaches that turned…

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Lazy Loading in Webpack

In the previous article we’ve described the basics of lazy loading in React. Now we’re diving a bit deeper, and going to explore the logic laying behind the handy API…

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Using Phoenix Without Webpack

Gravitating away from Javascript over the years, I’ve been exposed to many different programming paradigms and languages. One in particular is functional programming with Elixir, and building web apps with the Phoenix framework. Not only is Elixir a clean…

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ts-loader upgraded to webpack 5 (TypeScript)

ts-loader has just released v9.0.0. This post goes through what this release is all about, and what it took to ship this version. For intrigue, it includes a brief scamper into my mental health along the way. Some upgrades go smoothly – this one had some …

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Micro Frontends in NextJS with Webpack 5

Webpack 5’s Module Federation makes creating micro frontends straightforward. It is also available in NextJS 10+ via an experimental feature flag and it makes integrating micro frontends a breeze. You first build an external micro frontend and deploy it a…

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