You don’t need a framework. You need a painting, not a frame.
So, why should you read a book about effectively developing front-end applications without frameworks? Because, sometimes, a framework is just not enough to fulfill your tasks. This book helps you understand the strategies for developing frameworkless applications, and more importantly, it shows you how to choose the right tool for the right job.
This chapter begins with my opinions on frameworks and why I believe that it’s important to learn to live without them. After this ...