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JavaScript survey: Devs love a bit of React, but Angular and Cordova declining. And you're not alone... a chunk of pros also feel JS is 'overly complex'

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Re: Doesn't paint JavaScript in the best light...

To be fair, HTML was never intended as a means to produce complex interactive user interfaces, so having to monkey around with the DOM to produce, say, a date-input widget, is not something you're going to write from scratch if you can help it. Changing the language for altering the DOM doesn't really fix the underlying problem.

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