1. React
  2. React Alicante
  3. 2018
  4. The new era of zero-config tools

The new era of zero-config tools

Alex Jover at React Alicante 2018

We come from a time where javascript was kept in different files, loading them in the right order in the html. Module loaders came to life, RequireJS and Browserify being the first of them. Webpack and Rollup followed them, which are truly amazing. But... have you ever configured them for a real-world app? New tools started to appear tagged as zero-config tools: Parcel, Poi, Microbundle, Rollit... What's the deal with this zero-config trend? This talk dives deep in this zero-config evolution, explaining its reasons and benefits.