Are Javascript frameworks necessary?

The web development landscape has dramatically changed in the past 10 years. For developers who remember from the mid to late 2000s web development on the browser side using javascript was an ultimate pain in the neck as the then standard ES5 was limited in its functionality. This was until Jquery came along and helped address a lot of issues one of them being cross-browser compatibility. I personally liked working in Jquery as it helped enhance my productivity.

Along came the 2010s then now we could finally write Javascript on the server-side thanks to Node Js…