So your advice is that we all should MINIMIZE OUR DEPENDENCIES? Just because you have troubles with js libraries updates?
Sorry man but I can't see an explicit corelation between using tons of dependencies and being a cheater. This frameworks and libraries are not the evil.
The today web development roadmap is all about using dependencies github.com/kamranahmedse/developer...
My advice is. If you, for any reason have to support IE today then yes. The less js the better. You can always use transpilers but. The fact is that WE ALL can't stop moving forward just because of that.
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