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JSJ 464: Web Components FTW with Ben Farrell

December 29th, 2020  •  1 hr 3 mins  •  Download (72.7 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Components have become the go-to method for structuring and composing UIs on the Web. Usually this means relying on a JavaScript framework such as React, Vue, or Angular. But it turns out that there is a standard mechanism for creating components built into browsers. Ben Farrell who wrote a book on this mechanism - Web Components - joins the panel to explain what they are, how they work, and why they are a great, light-weight alternative to JavaScript frameworks.