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Loading JavaScript file dynamically

It's funny how in the past we had to write a lot of things alone. There was no NPM or GitHub. We had to write our own loader. A utility that loads JavaScript files dynamically. Today this problem is solved by numerous packages, but I figured will be interesting to share:

function loadJS(files, done) {
  const head = document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0];
  Promise.all(files.map(file => {
    return new Promise(loaded => {
      const s = document.createElement('script');
      s.type = "text/javascript";
      s.async = true;
      s.src = file;
      s.addEventListener('load', (e) => loaded(), false);

loadJS(["a.js", "b.js"], () => {
  console.log('Loading completed.');

The solution is to dynamically add a <script> tag and use the load event to understand when the file is downloaded.