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Technical Terms Glossary

This glossary provides definitions and explanations for specialized technical terms used in the video. It serves as a quick reference to understand the concepts discussed.

Bundler

A tool that compiles code, assets, and other files from a software project into a single file or a group of files that can be run in a browser or on a server. Bundlers can also perform tasks such as minification, transpilation, and dependency management.

Minification

The process of removing unnecessary characters from code (such as whitespace, newline characters, and comments) without changing its functionality, to reduce the size of the files and improve load times on the web.

Transpilation

The conversion of source code written in one programming language or a version of a language to another language or version. This is often used to convert newer versions of JavaScript (ES6+) to a version compatible with older browsers.

Dependency Management

A systematic approach to manage software dependencies, ensuring that all components of a software project have the correct versions of external libraries or packages they rely on. It involves the installation, upgrading, configuration, and removal of software packages.

Code Delivery Optimization

Techniques and strategies used to improve the speed and efficiency of delivering code to users' devices, especially in web development. This can include bundling, code splitting, lazy loading, and caching strategies.

Code Splitting

A technique used in web development to split a larger codebase into smaller chunks that can be loaded on demand. This improves the initial load time of a web application by only loading the essential code upfront and fetching additional code as needed.

Lazy Loading

A design pattern in web development where content is only loaded when it is needed, rather than all at once. This can significantly improve performance by reducing the amount of data transferred and processed on initial page load.

Reverse Bundler

A conceptual tool or approach that, instead of combining files into a bundle, works in the opposite direction to split a large bundle into smaller, more manageable pieces or modules that can be loaded independently.

These terms form the foundation of the discussions in the video, providing a deeper understanding of the techniques and technologies used in modern web development and software engineering.

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