ESM modules in node: npm edition
The proposal you’re about to read is not just a proposal. We have a working implementation of almost everything we discussed here.
We encourage you to checkout and build our branch: our fork, with the relevant branch selected. Building and using the implementation will give you a better understanding of what using it as a developer is like.
Our implementation ended up differing from the proposal on some minor points. As our last action item before making a PR, we’re writing documentation on what we did. While I loathe pointing to tests in lieu of documentation, they will be helpful until we complete writing docs: the unit tests.
This repo also contains a bundled version of npm that has a new command,
asset. You can read the documentation for and goals of that comma