AiA 179: State of JS with Sacha Greif



  • Charles Max Wood
  • Alyssa Nicoll

Special Guests: Sacha Greif

In this episode of Adventures in Angular, the panel discuss the state of JS survey with Sacha Greif. This is a survey that is sent out to developers in order to see what people perceive the state of JavaScript is. They talk about his inspiration for creating this survey as well as discuss the data that was collected. This is a great episode for people who want to hear interesting data on JS in today’s current climate.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • What is the State of JS?
  • 23,000 responses this past year
  • What inspired you to do this?
  • JavaScript
  • Meteor
  • JavaScript fatigue
  • Great snapshot of where people are at
  • Backbone
  • Great tool to detect trends
  • Backgrounds of the people who created this survey
  • Bias in the results
  • GraphQL
  • Correlation vs causation issue
  • Why certain frameworks are scarce
  • Bootcamps are teaching React and Angular now
  • Do you have indications as to why there are increases in some areas and declines in others?
  • Vue is the fastest rising project on GitHub currently
  • Rising Star JS
  • And much, much more!