dynamic synchronous import

Konstantin Ikonnikov ikokostya at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 09:40:44 PDT 2014


I don't want load module using http request. In my case module already
defined and I want import it later when I get its name:

```js
var moduleName = getModuleName();
import { foo } from moduleName;

// use foo
```



2014-09-26 20:00 GMT+04:00 Marius Gundersen <gundersen at gmail.com>:

> And the reason you cannot import a module synchronously is that it would
> freeze the entire browser until the http request completes, which could be
> several seconds on a slow internet connection.
>
> If you want to import something dynamically you can do it using the API
> (to be finalized, I believe):
>
> ```js
> var moduleName = 'foo';
> Loader.import(moduleName).then(function(foo){
>   //use foo here
> });
> ```
>
> Marius Gundersen
>
> On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 5:29 PM, John Barton <johnjbarton at google.com>
> wrote:
>
>> no.
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 8:12 AM, Konstantin Ikonnikov <
>> ikokostya at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Can I import module dynamically, but synchronously? Example for common
>>> js
>>>
>>> ```js
>>> var moduleName = 'foo';
>>> var foo = require(moduleName);
>>> ```
>>>
>>> In es6 draft I found that ModuleSpecifier must be a StringLiteral
>>> http://people.mozilla.org/~jorendorff/es6-draft.html#sec-imports
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