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Discussion on: What is the next big thing in frontend development?

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Ben Halpern

I'm not sure whether I love or hate fully automatic code splitting.

I definitely see the edge being more and more powerful and custom, along with service workers.

Where code runs will be more and more important in this sense.

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With suspense it will be seamless, you can split at any point and it will work. And bundler will decide how to pack modules together. And you can use github.com/guess-js/guess, to predict what to prefetch. It's like a magic

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Ben Halpern

Wow, that is incredibly cool.

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Sergio Daniel Xalambrí

fully automatic code splitting

That sounds a lot like [Require.js]requirejs.org), if you are loading all async then you will made the initial load slower.

But definitely having code splitting easier to do is awesome, if you can just add a single line and create a new splitting point that's is definitely useful.