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Monday, October 9 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Slaying Your Webpack Dragon #webpack

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Complex, mystical, magical… these are some of the words associated with webpack. It is an incredibly powerful technology which can seem ever-so-daunting at first glance, but really it is centered on a few straightforward concepts.

In this session, I will demystify webpack by focusing on those core principles and explaining why it will be a worthy addition to your front-end toolchain.

From Grunt to Gulp to Webpack.
* What is webpack?
* Why do we need it?

Core Principles
* Entries & Outputs
* Loaders
* Plugins 

Focus on the CSS pipeline with webpack
* Style, CSS, PostCSS, etc. loaders
* Handling static assets
* Extracting CSS into a separate file using the ExtractTextWebpackPlugin

Code splitting 101 
How to get started with the webpack bundle analyzer

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Varun Vachhar

Developer, Rangle.io
Varun Vachhar is a developer with a strong focus on design, interactivity and animation. Originally from New Delhi, he currently lives in Toronto and works as a developer at Rangle.io. In his spare time, he likes to experiment with creative coding and making playful experiences for... Read More →

Monday October 9, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Iberville Room Hotel Monteleone