What ES modules are, and when and why to use them.
How to import and export ES modules.
How to import all exports as an object.
How to rename functions and variables when importing and exporting them.
What ES module side-effects are, and how to use them.
Code structure, nested modules, and common issues.
Scoping with ES modules.
Performance implications when using native ES modules.
How to use rollup.js to bundle modules.
What tree shaking is, and why its important.
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