This webpack 4 release is the first to apply the tradition by receiving each of its major releases a codename. The new webpack 4 was colled Legato.
The most important updates in webpack 4
- It’s amazingly fast, build times decreased from 60 to 98%
- New property for your config called ‘mode’
- #0CJS (Zero-Config JS)
- Sensible defaults
- Goodbye CommonsChunkPlugin (and welcome overridable API called
- WebAssembly Support
- Module Type’s Introduced + .mjs support
webpack 4 release codename origin and the details about its main updates you can find here.
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