“It’s the future!” — A fictional conversation on web development


A fictional conversation on web development:

I’m building a simple web app at the moment — a normal TODO app using HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and I’m planning to use jQuery. Is that the way to go?

: Oh, no. That’s old school. jQuery is dead — no one uses it anymore. You need to use React now. That’s the future.

Oh. Okay. What’s that?

: React is the new way of building web apps. It uses a Virtual DOM implementation underneath and lets you write JSX code.

Virtual… what ? JSX? What’s that?

: …

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Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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