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Application Development Organizations Need a Clear JavaScript Strategy Today

Published: 21 November 2014

ID: G00270107

Analyst(s): Magnus Revang, Mark Driver

Summary

JavaScript is the dominant language for browser-side code and is increasingly popular for mobile and server-side developments; however, the language has unique challenges that grow as applications expand in size and complexity. We present three best practices for maximizing JavaScript's benefits.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Standardize on the Good Parts of JavaScript
  • Enforce Consistency and Quality Through Frameworks
  • Use a Different Source Language

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