Why are there so many tools in modern web development?

A lot of tools exist in modern web development. In many cases, a simple static site is all you need to make, and basic tools such as a text editor are all you need to build it (without creating new problems!). But sometimes you do need more – you’ll have a million users a minute and the site needs to be interactive. The web development ecosystem has many useful tools to use, including Babel, npm, and frameworks such as React/Vue/Angular.

This article from Victoria Kirst talks about the traditional web development workflow, and how different modern tools came about to solve different problems.

https://www.vrk.dev/2019/07/11/why-is-modern-web-development-so-complicated-a-long-yet-hasty-explanation-part-1/

Happy building!

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