It goes without saying just how much these past 12 months have been difficult and different. One giant wake up call. Proving just how fragile we all are and how much we really need each other, now more than ever before. To shift aside what's important and what isn't. To not take things for granted and appreciate what we have. Close to this time last year, no-one could have predicted, face masks, hand sanitisers and social distancing would be seen and heard everywhere. Truly alarming.
Last weekend I turned 40 and it feels like a really big deal. Sharing some similar feelings of when I became 18 except obviously, this is the half way stage. Whether it's purely just an internal thing or what, it seems like the first part of my book is complete and it's time to embark on the next. So I'm starting a new chapter by leaving the office behind.
There's a bit of a divide between those that use JS Frameworks and those that don't. The latter I feel, largely comes down to a misunderstanding and / or lack of theory into 'modern development'. The key fundamental tools exist and exist for a reason, however, using the fundamentals in the way they've been used and intended, isn't necessarily how we should continue to build sites for our audiences. As a fairly recent convert to JS frameworks, here's some of my thoughts.