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What is the most useful JavaScript library or framework that one must know?

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IroncladDev

The most important JS libraries I'd recommend are React, Next.js, and Express.js for fullstack development.

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Shivali Pandey Author

What do you think about vue ?

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Daniel Einars

If doesn't really matter of it's Vue or react or angular or svelte or...

I'd recommend react simply because it's so wide spread that there's a fair chance you'll run into it sooner or later. If you're unfamiliar with it you're only limiting your own employability. I'm not saying "become a react expert" but it certainly helps being somewhat familiar with its concepts.

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Shivali Pandey Author

Thanks a lot for sharing your thoughts

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Randall

We use Vue at my company, but we usually hire engineers with React experience, because there are a lot more of them and they can pick up Vue easily. That's how I joined. I was a full-stack engineer with React experience.

Vue seems like it might be a bit easier to start with than React, but it's true that there are a lot more React jobs, and if you learn React, you might get hired to do Vue anyway!

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Shivali Pandey Author

Thanks for the idea.

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IroncladDev

To be honest, react is used in about 40% of websites on the entire internet and would probably be a good option. I know that Vue is used a lot, but just taking a look at the syntax turns my stomach.

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Ingo Steinke

react is used in about 40% of websites on the entire internet

Do you have a source? Because Web Almanac 2021 states that "jQuery remains the most popular library, used by a staggering 84% of mobile pages. React usage has jumped from 4% to 8% since last year, which is a significant increase."

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Ingo Steinke

Thanks! That makes sense to me! Statista quotes a survey among 67,593 developers about what framework they use, while WebAlmanac analyzed existing websites, including those that are active but might have been coded long time ago.

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m.bebars

I think node and express is an important technologies for any javascript developer he must know and we can't forget the react of course

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Shivali Pandey Author

Thanks