Basics of Webpack

Webpack can be complicated, but it doesn't have to be. Learn some of the basics of webpack, and how you can get started with it while actually understanding it. In this video we start our journey to working with react and django, but first we need to build our javascript and that is where webpack comes in.
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npm init
npm i --save-dev webpack
npm run build


  "name": "reactdemo",
  "version": "1.0.0",
  "description": "",
  "main": "index.js",
  "scripts": {
    "test": "echo \"Error: no test specified\" && exit 1",
    "build": "./node_modules/.bin/webpack"
  "author": "",
  "license": "ISC",
  "devDependencies": {
    "webpack": "^1.13.2"


const path = require('path');

const common = {
  entry: {
    path: path.join(__dirname, 'js')
  output: {
    path: path.join(__dirname, 'build'),
    filename: 'index.js'
  module: {
    loaders: [
        test: /\.js$/,
        loaders: [],
        include: path.join(__dirname, 'js')


module.exports = common;
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