ECMAScript Modules (ESM) enable the importing and exporting of code and are supported in modern web browsers, Deno, Bun, and Node.js. It's recommended to use ESM as major frameworks are already embracing it. Let this tutorial guide you through the process.
I recently wrote a small TypeScript script to generate a Markdown file with a sluggified filename. Since we're now in the era of modern ECMAScript Modules (ESM), I wanted to use this new module system in my TypeScript code. Here's how I did it.
Learn how to use Nodemon to automatically restart your Node.js app when you make changes to your TypeScript code. Install the necessary dependencies and configure Nodemon to watch your TypeScript files. Then, run your application using Nodemon for a faster development experience.
TypeScript 3.8 introduces a new feature called top-level await. It allows developers to use the `await` keyword without a surrounding `async` function at the top level of a module.