(This is part 2 of a series of posts on HTML5 from the point of view of a converted .NET developer)
But why is this language is so polarizing? Well, at first, it’s an old language. With a lot of baggage. Designed in a different world. But these are things you can work around … otherwise Visual Basic 6 wouldn’t have had that many vocal supporters when .NET was introduced in 2001/2002. And C++ would have none today.
Learning to love It
This single thing stood between me and my enjoyment of this language for a very, very long time.
Now after making the language work for you, it’s time to look at the various frameworks and libraries, which is going to be the focus of the next posts …