What is wrong with the web

  • To understand what is wrong with the web as it stands, let’s first go through an overview of its history. When it started, the web consisted mostly of static pages with some texts and images. It used to be fast, safe and robust, but also extremely restricted. To circumvent that, people invented JavaScript: a turing-complete programming language that could be executed in events such as window.onClick or setTimeout, allowing a web-developer to select and modify contents of a web-page dynamically. That was extremely permissive, but equally problematic.

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