Components.js: A Semantic Dependency Injection Framework

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In Proceedings of the The Web Conference: Developers Track (2018)

Components.js is a dependency injection framework for JavaScript applications that allows components to be instantiated and wired together declaratively using semantic configuration files. The advantage of these semantic configuration files is that software components can be uniquely and globally identified using URIs. As an example, this documentation has been made self-instantiatable using Components.js. This makes it possible to view the HTML-version of any page to the console, or serve it via HTTP on a local webserver.