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Notes on "How Native Mobile Development Changed the Way I Write Web Apps", w/ TJ VanToll"

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16 Jul 2020 09:02 AM

TJ VanToll is a frontend developer, author, and a Principal Developer Advocate for Progress. TJ has over a decade of web development experience, including a few years working on the jQuery and NativeScript teams. Nowadays he helps web developers build awesome UIs with KendoReact.

Twitter: @tjvantoll  Web:

Why you should watch

TJ works for Progress, which is a company that is growing and that you may do business with. TJ had a fun intro reviewing his background in development. Eventually his career took him to NativeScript. Now he is back to working in the web development world, and he has some tips for us!

Notes on "Your Best Options to Build Modern Front Ends with JavaScript" by Dan Wilson.

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13 Jul 2020 12:37 PM

Dan Wilson is fun to listen to and this was a nice presentation to acquaint the user with the differences between Angular, React, and Vue. He's been a member of the CF Community for years. I am not certain he uses it much nowadays. Nevertheless, he is always informative, and if you are looking to adopt something other than jQuery to go along with your modernization initiative and are leaning towards another option, Dan does a great job of reviewing them.

The three top vibrant frameworks that will still be around in five years are Angular, React, and Vue.js.

The problem is, I have a lot of apps running jQuery. Is jQuery really that bad? :-)