JSJ 464: Web Components FTW with Ben Farrell

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.


  • Aimee Knight
  • AJ O’Neal
  • Dan Shappir
  • Steve Edwards


  • Ben Farrell