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Discussion on: Why We Use Web Components

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Kevin Isom

I recently gave a talk on web components, and I have wanted to like them for years. But the compromises they had to come to (like only supporting the class syntax) have hurt more than helped.

WebComponents have a place, and your case is a prime of example of that. But I would hate to tell someone just learning web development to learn and build something with them. Or that they would have to use another framework that pushes them even farther from javascript/html/css.

As primitives, yeah maybe. For application dev? I'd have to take a hard pass.