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Discussion on: In defence of vanilla JavaScript

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Derek Rosenzweig

"Vanilla JavaScript" is just the basics of the language, and learning some of the more advanced abilities. Frameworks, libraries, etc. all build on the basics. You don't need to know everything, but it helps to understand how JS works behind the scenes.

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John Kazer Author

it is true that we can't survive without open-sourced libraries for specific tasks... but other than a smattering of jQuery most are by our selective approach are just JS too.