Een aantal interessante artikelen over development in mijn RSS-reader (ja, die gebruik ik nog) de laatste tijd. Ik weet niet zo goed wat ik erover wil zeggen, ik zet het nog even in de week, maar het is wel iets wat af en toe door mijn hoofd gaat bij mijn werk en de invulling daarvan, en misschien wel de toekomst van het Internet in het algemeen..

The Great Divide
The divide is between people who self-identify as a (or have the job title of) front-end developer, yet have divergent skill sets.
HTML, CSS and our vanishing industry entry points
So often, we decide to solve the problems by throwing everything away. The old stuff is terrible, invented when we knew no better! We can do a far better job now, with all of our knowledge. Let’s reinvent that wheel!
HTML is and always was a compilation target – can we deal with that?
It is irrelevant to most that the web shouldn’t be controlled by us but that our users need to cater the outcome to their needs. Most developers don’t get paid to think in those terms – they get paid to roll out a certain interface in a certain amount of time. We need to fix that.
The case for vanilla front-end development
This article explains how pushdata.io was developed from scratch, without any kind of framework or components, and makes the case for framework-free front-end web development using vanilla HTML, CSS, JS.
Split by Jeremy Keith
Personally, I’m much more interested and excited by the materials than I am by the tools. But I think it’s right and proper that other developers are excited by the tools. A good balance of both is probably the healthiest mix. (added after publishing the original post)