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Discussion on: Is 0kb of JavaScript in your Future?

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Erick Eduardo Petrucelli

I find it unbelievable how some people manage to put on a "innovation" or a "future trend" guise for something that is definitely the past. How was data sent from browser to the server since the old days of ASP and PHP with CGI in the 1990s? Easy: making form submission. It's there even before 1995, when JavaScript arrived. But when AJAX arrived in the early 2000s it was precisely to enable a better UX, sending/receiving only the data that matters at that moment, avoiding complete requests by the browser for every single communication with the server. And that has never changed! That is, any developer can build a form submitted by the browser, without JavaScript, at any time, regardless of any library being used... Since 1991.