Why Learning Angular 2 Was Excruciating
Liz Bennett
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I agree wholeheartedly.

For me, the biggest issues with AngularJS are:

  • it’s difficult to wrap one’s head around due to its unique “computer-sciencey” nomenclature.
  • it requires a rather byzantine implementation of dependency-injection.
  • it is extraordinarily opinionated and thus demands complete obeisance to how it believes things must be done.

It is this last issue that I feel will ultimately relegate Angular to the vast pile of “might have beens”.

The bottom-line for me is that rather than attempting to be a “one size fits all” solution-where no such creature can possibly exist, I’d rather use tools that let me express my intent easily, simply and without a steep learning curve.

After moving to ReactJS I’ve been much happier and more importantly, far more productive.

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