Thinking beyond JavaScript frameworks

A question on StackOverflow talked about how to add two numbers in JavaScript. The best answer talked about using jQuery to do that and another even mentioned using some jQuery plugin for basic arithmetic!

“Using jQuery to add two numbers- screenshot”Coutesy- DOXDESK

Although this question was a parody and a bit exaggerated, the point that it tries to make is quite clear- good old JavaScript is being forgotten as people try to go for the painless option! The situation is so bad (and overhyped) that people ask questions such as Do I need to know JavaScript in order to learn jQuery on public forums like Quora.Continue Reading