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Webpack 4 - Released

Updated: at 10:08 AM

Webpack now has zero-configuration modes and is significantly faster.

Webpack 4: released today!!✨ Codename: Legato Today we’re happy to announce that webpack 4 is available today!

You can get it via yarn or npm using:

$> yarn add webpack webpack-cli -dev


$> npm i webpack webpack-cli -save-dev

Why Legato? We wanted to start a new tradition by giving each of our major releases a codename! Therefore, we decided to give this privilege to our largest OpenCollective sponsor: trivago! So we reached out and here was their response: [At trivago] we usually give our projects a name with a musical theme.

Legato means to play each note in sequence without gaps.

Webpack bundles our entire frontend app together, without gaps.

Read more from the source: Medium