The "Developer Experience" Bait-and-Switch | Infrequently Noted


54 bookmarks. First posted by matthillco 9 days ago.


TL;DR: we cannot continue to use as much JavaScript as is now “normal” and expect the web to flourish. At the same time, most developers experience no constraint on their use of JS…until it’s too late.
19 hours ago by marshallk
“JavaScript is the web’s CO2. We need some of it, but too much puts the entire ecosystem at risk.”
from twitter
yesterday by robinrendle
"JavaScript is the web’s CO2. […] The web will not succeed in the markets and form-factors where computing is headed unless we get JS emissions under control."
Web  JavaScript  bloat  webperf  clevermarks 
3 days ago by nhoizey
“JavaScript is the web’s CO2. We need some of it, but too much puts the entire ecosystem at risk. Those who emit the most are furthest from suffering the consequences — until the ecosystem collapses. The web will not succeed in the markets and form-factors where computing is headed unless we get JS emissions under control.”
javascript  performance  webdesign  programming 
6 days ago by leereamsnyder
Rant on why JS is bad
toread  javascript  developers  experience 
6 days ago by billkeller
TL;DR: we cannot continue to use as much JavaScript as is now "normal" and expect the web to flourish. At the same time, most developers experience no
javascript  performance  browsers 
6 days ago by tedw
Javascript as pollution. I like the extended metaphor.
browsers  javascript  web 
6 days ago by ffg
"JavaScript is the web’s CO2. We need some of it, but too much puts the entire ecosystem at risk." - Fine words from Alex Russel
performance  news  article  headline  newslettered  326 
7 days ago by justinavery
TL;DR : we cannot continue to use as much JavaScript as is now “normal” and expect the web to flourish. At the same time, most developers experience no…
from instapaper
8 days ago by indirect
JavaScript is the web’s CO2. We need some of it, but too much puts the entire ecosystem at risk. Those who emit the most are furthest from suffering the consequences — until the ecosystem collapses. The web will not succeed in the markets and form-factors where computing is headed unless we get JS emissions under control.
javascript 
8 days ago by nfultz
TL;DR : we cannot continue to use as much JavaScript as is now “normal” and expect the web to flourish. At the same time, most developers experience no…
IFTTT  Instapaper 
8 days ago by LaptopHeaven
TL;DR : we cannot continue to use as much JavaScript as is now “normal” and expect the web to flourish. At the same time, most developers experience no…
from instapaper
8 days ago by joeybaker
The developer experience bait-and-switch
from twitter_favs
9 days ago by andydavies
js is killing the web
javascript  commentary  webdev 
9 days ago by inrgbwetrust
TL;DR: we cannot continue to use as much JavaScript as is now “normal” and expect the web to flourish. At the same time, most developers experience no constraint on their use of JS…until it’s too late.
IFTTT  Pocket  zm:reading 
9 days ago by MrMartineau
TL;DR : we cannot continue to use as much JavaScript as is now “normal” and expect the web to flourish. At the same time, most developers experience no…
from instapaper
9 days ago by aviflax
RT : Tried to wrestle down one of the pernicious rhetorical tactics that's leading teams away from success:
from twitter
9 days ago by kevinmarks
The “Developer Experience” Bait-and-Switch

on the cost of JavaScript as "the CO2 of the web"
from twitter
9 days ago by codepo8
RT : “JavaScript is the web’s CO2.” —
from twitter_favs
9 days ago by stilkov
TL;DR : we cannot continue to use as much JavaScript as is now “normal” and expect the web to flourish. At the same time, most developers experience no…
from instapaper
9 days ago by dorianj
"We need to confront the 'developer experience' bait-and-switch. Tools that cost the poorest users to pay wealthy developers are bunk".

Everything that @slightlylate says here is 🔥. You NEED to read it.
web  performance  progressiveenhancement  publishtobuffer 
9 days ago by sonniesedge
JavaScript is the web’s CO2. We need some of it, but too much puts the entire ecosystem at risk. Those who emit the most are furthest from suffering the consequences — until the ecosystem collapses. The web will not succeed in the markets and form-factors where computing is headed unless we get JS emissions under control.
javascript  webperf  performance  by:alexrussell  frontend  progressiveenhancement 
9 days ago by dirtystylus
TL;DR : we cannot continue to use as much JavaScript as is now “normal” and expect the web to flourish. At the same time, most developers experience no…
from instapaper
9 days ago by anglepoised
Tried to wrestle down one of the pernicious rhetorical tactics that's leading teams away from success:
from twitter_favs
9 days ago by ashleynolan
Tried to wrestle down one of the pernicious rhetorical tactics that's leading teams away from success:
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9 days ago by matthillco
Tried to wrestle down one of the pernicious rhetorical tactics that's leading teams away from success:
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9 days ago by nelson.menezes
Tried to wrestle down one of the pernicious rhetorical tactics that's leading teams away from success:
from twitter_favs
9 days ago by aleksip