JavaScipt and frameworks
Moreover not so long time ago everybody was writing their own AJAX library.
But this changed and now we have a lot of new, shiny frameworks.
ComicStip has a beautiful strip about it:
Last few years gives a so many frameworks, which lives fast and died young. Even big "players" like Angular had problems like:
- Angular 2 won't be compatible with Angular 1 - in the begging they said: we won't give you way to upgrade - then after community @#$@#$, they change their mind
In my work I am having problems with backbone.js, because we used it in a way which disabled easy upgrade. Of course we can make a big effort and write a big part only to enable upgrade. The question is: what for?
React.js now is in a crazy boarding state. And in 2015 everybody must use it.
Next one - Aurelia?
Aurelia looks like a shiny cool new framework. It is not even in public beta, but have a great community. I check it and it really looks simple and easy to adopt - which is great. But there is one small problem - the author. Rob Eisenberg is a really well know JS developer. With a lot of UX/UI experience. Just look on Aurelia framework commits:
So where is the problem? There is ~40 contributors to this project, but most of them changed few lines. Which means that in this project a "new" design pattern is used: Single Person Responsibility. Similar to Single Principle Responsibility, but with noticeable difference.
p.s. The post cover of course is from http://www.willitblend.com/