What are async components?

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In large applications, we may need to divide the app into smaller chunks and only load a component from the server when it’s needed. To make this happen, Vue allows you to define your component as a factory function that asynchronously resolves your component definition. These components are known as async component.

Let’s see an example of async component using webpack code-splitting feature,

Vue will only trigger the factory function when the component needs to be rendered and will cache the result for future re-renders.

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