Implementing data binding with native JavaScript

Writing your own implementation of data binding can be done fairly easily using native JavaScript. If you don't feel the need to use a comprehensive framework or library for your application and simply want the benefit of the data binding design pattern baked in, using native JavaScript to implement it is a logical course to take. This will provide you with several benefits, including the following:

  • You will understand how the data binding actually works under the hood
  • You will have a less bloated frontend that doesn't include extraneous library code that you may not even use
  • You won't be pigeonholed into an architecture defined by a particular framework when all you want is the added benefit of data ...

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