crafting (and) JavaScript

Lets Make the JavaScript World Accessible (Again)

Lea's article Today’s Javascript, from an outsider’s perspective states yet another time that our JavaScript environment needs a reboot. I also mentioned the topic a couple of times. But what shall we do?

Use ES modules only. That would be a good start, and it works there are people doing it, just not the masses. Try to develop with ESMs only and without a bundler. You will see how far you can actually get.

Lea ends her article, where she tries to install an npm package with a friend, with the final result why nothing works:

This is not Javascript, it’s Typescript!! With a .js extension!!