Every year, Stack Overflow asks the developer community about everything from their favorite technologies to their job preferences. As always, we focus on the most popular technologies but we also skim through the most dreaded languages, libraries, frameworks and tools.
Hottest freelance skills: Newcomers Go & React Native land in Top 5, blockchain & React are nowhere to be seen
What a difference a few months make! In November 2017, blockchain was the second hottest freelance skill and now it’s not even on the list anymore and the same goes for React. Let’s see what technologies have fallen from grace with freelancers and which ones are their new favorites.
React quickly gained popularity among developers thanks to its long list of features and an extensive application pool. We have a look at this library’s development so far and its best features.
What if we told you that developers who work with one programming language or technology may prefer a certain UI framework? Stack Overflow broke developers into groups based on the tag they most visit and examined the percentage of traffic that goes to each of these frameworks.
Preact, the open source alternative to React, promises a tiny footprint where your code is the biggest part of the application. This library boasts a lightweight framework and a speedy performance making it a tempting alternative to React.