In three months from today, 98% of all Walmart.com traffic will be serviced via Node APIs and displayed with React.js according to Alex Grigoryan, Director of Software Engineering at WalMart Labs. Three months after that, SamsClub.com, Walmart’s second biggest property, will be 100% javascript based. Even their iOS and Android experiences will eventually be done in React Native, a javascript technology that’s made to replace native Java/Objective C coding.
Javascript (and Node.js) Continues To Eat The World
Dale Knauss
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As a Technical Recruiter in the Boston area for over a decade now I have witnessed similar transitions over the last 4 years or so — and not only in large corporations like Walmart and Sams Club — but also throughout the startup culture. It’s one of the reasons we specialize in representing engineers in the JavaScript space.

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