ES6 Modules: The End of Civilization As We Know It?

added by JavaScript Kicks
12/15/2014 4:46:25 PM


For many years JS had a single widely accepted module format, which is to say, there was none. Everything was a global variable petulantly hanging off the window object. This invited risky propositions, too sweet to ignore, and some of us began monkey patching built in objects. Chaos prevailed. We had run amuck. The JS of that era was nightmarish, intertwined, lacking order and utterly without remorse.