This index lists common terms used throughout the webpack ecosystem.
moduleswhile an application is running without a full page reload.
require()or "load" them. Similar to a 'task-runner'.
Output: Option(s) specifying where to output the compiled files to disk.
Note, that while there can be multiple entry points, only one output configuration is specified.
applyproperty is called by the webpack compiler, giving access to the entire compilation lifecycle. These packages will typically extend compilation functionality in one way or another.
shimmingcomes into play.
importstatements and usage of the imported code to determine what parts of dependencies are actually being utilized, dropping parts of the "tree" that are not.
vendors.js. These graphs are completely separate and independent of each other to allow leverage of
CommonsChunkPluginand extract any vendor references from your app bundle into your vendor bundle. Helps achieve a common pattern in webpack known as long-term vendor-caching.