May 20, 2020

Read and Discuss: "Second-guessing the modern web"

Episode 99 // The EmberMap Podcast

Sam and Ryan read and discuss Tom MacWright's recent article "Second-guessing the modern web," as well as Rich Harris's response "In defense of the modern web." The articles respectively argue against and for the JavaScript-centric approach to building websites that has taken root over the past ten years and debate issues of performance, architectural complexity, and user experience.

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Topics include:

  • 6:30 – "Second-guessing the modern web" by Tom MacWright
  • 52:27 – Dan Abramov's thoughts on Twitter
  • 58:50 – "In defense of the modern web" by Rich Harris


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