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- Developers can use the same language for both client-side and server-side applications. There are also libraries like jQuery that make coding easier without sacrificing functionality.
- The language is constantly changing and evolving, making it challenging to keep up with the updates and changes. This can lead to errors and inconsistencies in code and makes it difficult for developers to maintain existing applications.
- There are already newer languages that are more efficient and better suited for large-scale applications. Languages like Python have become more efficient at building large-scale systems.
Python’s Surge to the Top
If a developer finds an easier way to accomplish their goals with Python, they may make that switch. However, one significant benefit of JS is that it’s an in-demand skill, so developers who learn it will likely never have trouble finding work.
Furthermore, employers are still asking for strong JS skills on job postings – meaning that people are more likely to develop those skills even if other languages become more attractive.
Introducing Web Assembly
This opens up a lot of possibilities for the future of the web. We could see a future where most of the code is compiled to Web Assembly and run in the browser. This would make the web faster and much more secure.
Flutter Over React
Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence
As these technologies advance, there are fewer applications for complex front-end code. Fewer computers will need to generate their own content from scratch. Furthermore, many users won’t require that level of interactivity or novelty; instead, they’ll prefer a simple yet functional experience indistinguishable from real life.
For these reasons, companies like Google may see little reason to invest in developing interactive front-end webpages for users—especially since AI could create similar content. Just as search engines have replaced browser bookmarks and email newsletters have replaced personalized HTML links, websites might soon become relics of a bygone era.
Other than that, it’s possible to add optional static types to your code, which adds an extra layer of safety when dealing with complex applications that could otherwise be tricky to debug. There are some issues with performance compared to vanilla JS, but everything will be fixed in future releases.
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