The entry point pinpoints the module that webpack should start with when creating its internal dependency graph. By default, webpack uses
The output specifies the location that webpack should use to emit bundles and how to name them. By default, webpack uses
./dist/main.js for the main output file and
./dist folder for other generated files.
How does the Webpacker gem provide "it-just-works" webpack integration with Rails? That simplicity did not come easily. The rich functionality, complexity, and rapid evolution of the webpack ecosystem necessitated extension points beyond a simple Ruby config file.
Webpack & TypeScript Setup -Webpack Installation
In this TypeScript & Webpack tutorial we'll setup our webpack config file which wll be used to tell webpack how to process our typescript files.