There's no simplicity in a production implementation of native web components at scale. It's very complex and inefficient
That's what you think. What do you mean?
managing renders, lifecycles, attributes/data-props, data and event binding, and usage of node_modules -all becomes a bit of a nightmare when you do everything manual in a web component.
Going vanilla -you won't have builds and bundling.
If you don't want to use libraries you'll just end up writing your own and basically implementing your own framework by the time you're done, and it will take a long time and you'll be debugging forever.
If you use libraries you will make some of these pain points easier, but you won't have proper bundling or node_module handling unless you do a webpack-type config yourself. If you use libraries for rendering, data-binding, routing, etc -then you're practically using a small "framework" like React/preact.
Don't get me wrong, I'm all about progress for the bare-metal specs. I even wrote a web-components boilerplate that solved a lot of my problems and am still working on a native SPA router. However, I found that as I kept working on a long term plan -I found myself just re-implementing SencilJS, so now I just use that.
Hmm, where have you been? I'll contact you from your resume site.
Actually this is ironic, i worked at the same place as you and got fired for using a native Web Component-style implementation because the lead was confused, made a fit about it, we had meetings to discuss the repercussions, risks to the team, and why it looked so different compared to his million jquery scripts vs my single-class files. I was told that i was high risk to the team and immediately fired, no pay.
Besides folks there are completely closed minded f*cks. Peace bro.
Feel free to reach out. You sad we worked together, where was that? Feel free to DM
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