JavaScript Modularity Shaming

added by JavaScript Kicks
4/1/2015 2:43:05 PM

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Pete Hunt of React fame recently got into an online discussion about the pros and cons of Webpack vs. Browserify. In the discussion he inadvertently coins a hilarious term for a form of rhetoric in some circles of the JavaScript community - "Modularity Shaming". React itself has been on the receiving end of "Modularity Shaming" due to its relatively large size for a JavaScript dependency, ~37K gzipped.