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Discussion on: The Shocking Immaturity of JavaScript

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I love that the top answer to a post about the extreme poor DX of JS ecosystem... a post which specifically mentions "...rude, curt dismissals of genuine problems people are having in the real world. RTFM is never the correct response to DX issues."

...I love that this comment ends with "Maybe you're doing something wrong?" AKA "RTFM."

Case in point. Brilliant!

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Giuseppe Silletti

That's your interpretation. Mine was a genuine question to see if I could help in any way, not being rude or anything.

As I said, I've used JS successfully for years and I didn't feel the pain. And great devs like Eric Elliott or Matteo Collina are doing the same.

So again, maybe you people are doing something wrong?

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leob • Edited on

I don't think it's a matter of people doing it wrong ... as many commenters have argued, the JS ecosystem tends to be confusing and fragmented, and therefore doesn't make it any easier for a newbie to become a "pro". Other languages/ecosystems just seem to provide a little bit more guidance for a beginner. If you happened to experience smooth sailing and little problems, great, but I think that's not the point of the post.

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Giuseppe Silletti • Edited on

I agree with you, but the OP didn't write anything useful to understand his context and experience with JS. So the article it's making statements without any proof that what he's saying is right