- Dynamic Requires Strict Measures – when you are working with large teams the dynamic nature of the language can quickly turn the code into a nightmare. It makes a lot of sense to use languages like CoffeeScript or TypeScript to add form and structure when dealing with larger teams or code bases.
- Forget Java and C# – not really, they will still have a place, but with the advent of technologies like NodeJS you can truly write your full stack with one language.
- Live on the Edge – yes, there was a funeral for IE6. But then things got worse. In this day and age I fight as hard as I can to get out of the rut of writing backwards compatible software for older versioned browsers. Instead, I ask that companies live on the edge versions.
- XML is Dead. Long live JSON! – do I really have to qualify this one? Let’s finally put to rest that chapter of SOAP and XSLT that we all participated in and were glad to move on from. JSON practically writes itself.