Episode 42: Choosing Your JavaScript Framework

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What's the most compelling thing to think about when choosing a framework? Your 3 hosts, John, Ward, and Dan, walk through some of the reasons for choosing a particular Javascript framework.

Recording date: 2019-07-09

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin


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  • 01:30 Topic introduction
  • 02:33 What's the most compelling thing when choosing a framework?
  • 05:42 Is there a best?
  • 08:02 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 09:13 What does each one excel at?
  • 15:03 How do you talk a team through deciding which to choose?
  • 29:55 How does routing work?
  • 40:44 How should the component class talk to HTML?
  • 43:26 Getting context from one framework helps you in the others
  • 50:19 What about Typescript support?
  • 54:08 What about RXjs?
  • 58:55 Fav and least fav thing about React
  • 02:31 Closing advice for everyone

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