Our discussion today focuses on the following points of interest:
Why It’s Popular
The answer is that the software giant Microsoft once had its own competing version of a similar language. Allow us to expand further for just a moment in order to clarify what happened.
Microsoft Internet Explorer made its debut in 1995, which sparked a browser war between IE and Netscape for the world’s dominant web browser. Meanwhile, the idea of standardizing certain aspects within programming languages was also taking shape, on an industry-wide scope.
- Allows for dynamic and interactive web design, resulting in a much more personalized user experience.
- Allows standard usage of powerful instruction sets, many of which bear similarities to the venerable ‘C’ programming language.
- Highly adaptable and versatile
- Instantly expandable through the use of libraries and frameworks, which are available in abundance.
- Vue.js – An open source framework for the creation of user interfaces.
- Angular – An open source web app framework from Google.
- Express.js – An open source framework for building web apps and APIs.
- Next.js – An open source web development framework.
- MeteorJS – A mostly free framework which produces cross-platform code.
Continuous Growth of Frameworks and Libraries
While most frameworks and libraries are free and open source, there are a few exceptions that require payment to use.
- It is a highly capable programming language, the most popular language of its type in the world.