Alex Russell shared his thoughts on…

Alex Russell shared his thoughts on the current state of JavaScript and warned about the substitution of “developer value” (things developers like) over “user value” because “JavaScript is the web’s CO2.” In other words, we need some Javascript, “but too much puts the entire ecosystem at risk.”

It’s a good analogy Alex extends further: “Those who emit the most are furthest from suffering the consequences β€” until the ecosystem collapses. The web will not succeed in the markets and form-factors where computing is headed unless we get JS emissions under control.”

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