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Discussion on: When Should You Use A Web Framework?

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Valentin Silvestre

You should use a web framework whenever it saves you time.

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Philippe Vaillancourt Author

Yes. Definitely. So can you give us examples of projects / situations / contexts where you would usually determine that a framework would save you time, and others where it would not?

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Valentin Silvestre • Edited

I always use a framework, as I'm experienced with Symfony and that Symfony is actually coming in a small package... I use it whenever I have to make web thing.
For front related work, I'm using jQuery because I know it, I'm not good with vanilla js so I just use jQuery that I know pretty well.

Because as I said, it makes me gain time.

Another example, I actually have to make a small java project with J2EE. I could use Spring but I use J2EE from scratch to learn the tech.