“ I do very little web these days, mostly working on back-end data processing, network I/O and distributed comms.
A bit over a year ago, I wanted a real-time web UI to visualize some of the data I had on server-side, which I was trying to do using SignalR. I went back through some of the popular frameworks, with a pretty simple mindset of “Can I read the ‘getting started’, and get something basic working in about 15 minutes?”.
I ended up choosing Vue, mainly because it used simple objects for models and I could literally just pass stuff I got from SignalR directly into it and have it show up. Almost everything else I tried had some type of wrapper/proxy around the data, which meant you had to run through some mapping exercise to get models working. I was close to deciding on Mithril, but when I found Vue it just clicked with me way more. I actually really wanted to do React, but Vue was just so much more approachable that I couldn’t justify spending the extra time learning React.
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