As stated in my last article, Web Components are a relative new way to build modern and reusable components. Even if the Web Components specifications are not implemented in some browsers like Firefox and Edge, there are ways to support them by using a polyfill. Aurelia itself is a single page application framework (SPA) which is based on the idea of Web Components. Some of you might ask: "Why do I need native Web Components when Aurelia provides the ability to use some of the main benefits out of the box?". The answer for this is pretty simple... Reusability
Since Web Components are native browser standards you can use them in general with any framework or library like Aurelia, Angular or even with React. This makes it easy for companies with multiple applications and frameworks to build components only once.
So how can we use Web Components in Aurelia?
In our example we will use one of the prepared aurelia skeletons ESNext + JSPM which you just can copy to have a ready to use…