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London JS: The State of JavaScript

London JS: The State of JavaScript

Jack Franklin

May 27, 2015

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  1. it’s difficult to get into front end web development it’s

    difficult to build client side applications
  2. moving work to the client necessarily leads to a more

    involved, complex front end workflow (and that’s not a bad thing)
  3. I constantly feel that I'm behind on my homework having

    to evaluate new libraries and frameworks showing up https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=9604203 3
  4. "But how can we get anything done when we’re spending

    most of our time learning?" http://www.breck-mckye.com/blog/2014/12/the-state-of-javascript- in-2015/
  5. “As you get better, these new frameworks and tools become

    way less daunting and the anxiety caused by things moving too fast will subside.” http://wesbos.com/overwhelmed-with-web-development/
  6. =>

  7. “Photographs will be telegraphed from any distance… striking events will

    be published… an hour later… photographs will reproduce all of nature’s colours.”
  8. “Wireless telephone and telegraph circuits will span the world. A

    husband in the middle of the Atlantic will be able to converse with his wife sitting in her boudoir in Chicago.”
  9. “There will be no C, X or Q in our

    everyday alphabet. They will be abandoned because unnecessary.”
  10. The use of compilers like Babel will be abstracted away

    by build tools like jspm and Webpack 5