Author’s Note: A Technical Architect with GeoDecisions, Naveed Sami designs and develops web-based, desktop, and mobile GIS applications and enterprise applications. With his finger on the pulse of the latest geospatial trends and technologies, Naveed will regularly discuss a variety of technical topics on our website.
Front-end web development moves faster than any other type of software development; thus, there is incredible pressure on developers to learn new skills to add to their portfolios. Time pressures result in difficult choices regarding knowing what to pay attention to. Appropriate forecasts about the future direction of technological change have to be made under rapidly changing circumstances. If good decisions are not made, then costs for developers and clients increase to build and maintain applications.
Stay tuned for Part Three - "Angular to the Rescue?".