React, Vue, && Angular, OH MY!

Season 1 Episode 16 | October 13, 2019

You've probably heard about some of the JavaScript frameworks that dominate the front end ecosystem. And this week's podcast we'll be discussing the pros and cons of JavaScript frameworks, go into detail about React, Vue, and Angular, and discuss tools and resources for how you can get started with these frameworks.



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Show notes

1:04 - Difference between a library & a framework

4:37 - Do we even need a framework?

13:25 - Pros & cons of using frameworks

16:54 - Popularity of different frameworks

25:31 - React

34:14 - Vue.js

39:34 - Angular

44:23 - Which framework is right for me?

45:44 - Evolution & speed of frontend development

47:31 - Learning these frameworks


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