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Choosing a JavaScript Framework by Pam Selle, Tim Ruffles, Christopher Hiller, Jamie White

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Chapter 7. Conclusion

Choice paralysis” is a very real obstacle for the contemporary JavaScript team. With new libraries coming out seemingly every day (check out the /r/javascript Reddit for some evidence), how do we make choices?

Before you start evaluating frameworks, it is worth doing the due diligence on the front-end (no pun intended) of a project to understand what exactly you need, you’ll be better able to rule out what you don’t. If we take a moment just to extend this book’s realty analogy/sample app a little further: when searching for a house or apartment, you’d hopefully have a list of wants, dislikes, and deal-breakers (central air as a must, for example). Use the evaluation chapter to build a scaffolding for these discussions, ...

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