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Hi. I've been working in JavaScript a bit, and came across a SyntaxError today. It says that I have an unexpected token that is an export/import/illegal? That's a lot of terms, and I don't know what all of them mean, and how do I make it so this error doesn't show up? Thanks for your help.

Download more RAM. 🐏 ⨉ 0Posted by Some Guy 2 years ago 🕓 Posted at 13 January, 2019 06:00 AM PST

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In case you get this error it might also be related to how you included the javascript file into your html page. When loading modules you have to explicitly declare those files as such. Here an example:

function foo(){
   return "foo";
var bar = "bar";
export { foo, bar };

When you include the script like this:

<script src="module.js"></script>

You will get the error:

Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected token export

You need to include the file with a type attribute set to "module":

<script type="module" src="module.js"></script>

And then it will work as expected and you are ready to import your module in another module:

import { foo, bar } from  "./module.js";
console.log( foo() );
console.log( bar );

Download more RAM. 🐏 ⨉ 0Posted by Univa 2 years ago 🕓 Posted at 26 May, 2019 10:46 AM PDT


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