Chapter 6. Inter-module interaction

This chapter covers

  • A review of modules
  • Interaction between modules
  • Using module dependencies
  • Using the publish/subscribe pattern

In chapter 3, you learned a great deal about modular programming. One of the biggest takeaways from that chapter is the idea that you can internalize the complexity of your code and provide a public API to its features by applying an architectural design pattern commonly referred to as the module pattern. This is a way to achieve encapsulation in JavaScript.

As you discovered, coding with modules helps organize your application’s logic into small, single-purpose units, which are easier to maintain and update. This inevitably leads to greater reusability for your code. Using ...

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