Category: Vue

React Already Did That at All Things Open 2018

React Already Did That at All Things Open 2018

All Things Open is a large, community-created open source conference in Raleigh, North Carolina, with nearly 4,000 attendees and 20 concurrent sessions. At this year’s event, I was invited to deliver a talk similar to one I had presented at JSConf titled “React Already Did That.” The session itself is not actually about React, but about several key concepts in how the JavaScript ecosystem evolves. In the early years of JSConf, people would joke whenever someone announced something new that

Read More »
FullStack London 2018: Choosing a Framework

FullStack London 2018: Choosing a Framework

At this month’s FullStack London 2018, our CEO, Dylan Schiemann, presented the talk “Choosing a Framework”, based on our Choosing a Framework blog series. Given our long history in web development, we’ve seen JavaScript evolve from an obscure simplistic scripting language to the language of the internet. We’ve seen frameworks rise and fall and it’s been a fun — but mostly frustrating — ride.

Read More »
Web Frameworks: Conclusions

Web Frameworks: Conclusions

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Choosing a JS Framework

It has come time to read the liner notes and write some conclusions. When we started writing this blog series, we knew that JavaScript/web application frameworks were not easy to summarize. We have tried to answer the unanswerable: What framework should I use?

Read More »
Web Frameworks: Soundness

Web Frameworks: Soundness

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Choosing a JS Framework

For a web framework to be effective, it should offer you more than just functionality. It doesn’t matter how much hard work you put into your application if it breaks when people use it. Beyond testing, let’s explore how frameworks can help us build better code before we test it.

Read More »
Web Frameworks: Testing

Web Frameworks: Testing

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series Choosing a JS Framework

Test early, test often, and test some more. Why put our heart and soul into our web applications only to be let down because we are not completely testing them. Let’s explore how the different web frameworks approach testing.

Read More »
Web Frameworks: Common Usage

Web Frameworks: Common Usage

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Choosing a JS Framework

Previously on Web Frameworks, we looked at how various frameworks deal with the concept of applications. Akin to listening to the whole album, we got a sense of how the frameworks pull it all together. In this post, we explore what are common types of applications and how the frameworks we are considering might work in those use cases. If you are going to throw a party, you want to know if your favorite band is going to set the

Read More »
Web Frameworks: Applications

Web Frameworks: Applications

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Choosing a JS Framework

Applications built with web technologies, something that was a curiosity a few short years ago, have emerged onto the scene as a must have for most organizations. Transcending websites and providing users with a more open and unbounded experience, web applications are everywhere. Likely the main reason you are reading this series is to determine how modern frameworks enable you to build web applications.

Read More »
Web Frameworks: Foundational Technologies

Web Frameworks: Foundational Technologies

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series Choosing a JS Framework

We have previously discussed the look and feel of web frameworks. While we often become interested in a framework based on the stylishness of the widgets and applications it can create, this may lead to a similar approach to how we have historically selected music. Traditionally, you would go out, buy an album, maybe from a band you knew, with a great album cover and a list of interesting tracks. Perhaps the album was currently #1 in its popularity on

Read More »