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JS “fatigue” is coming back to bite us

People have been talking about JavaScript fatigue lately, referring to how we’re continuously having to learn about libraries that don’t usually last very long.I think this discussion evidences how good programmers cannot be lazy people. You have to get a liking for learning new things. Its not that big of a deal, being forced into it: at worst, you’ll become better at identifying good libraries and clean software architecture. Embrace change, and it will make you a better developer.There is another kind of JavaScript fatigue which doesn’t have as many positive elements to it, and it hasn’t received as much attention. I want to talk about it because I believe it is talking a toll on the JS ecosystem in particular.Richard Stallman envisioned free software as an environment where people shared their code and other people would improve on it and this would gradually drive progress in the software world in more ways


 

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