And in most cases they are the best technology choice for web and mobile app development for the enterprise. Rapid advancements in frameworks such as AngularJS, Meteor and others, allow for complex applications to be developed quickly and with high quality.
The code is executed locally and results and processing are completed almost instantly, depending on the task. Cross platform support – concept to write front end apps once and run on many platforms = all modern web browsers, add frameworks such as cordova/phonegap, ionic to package apps for mobile: iOS, Android, Microsoft etc. Backend interfaces using REST web services are easier to build and put less load on servers.
For Server Side Apps, there are tremendous efficiencies realized through the reduction in the range of skill sets required for a full-stack development team.
- Modular (therefore reusable)
- And most importantly, cohesive and easy to understand
Modern frameworks are providing better templating, data-binding, routing (single page app) and security. Some modern frameworks include: AngularJS, Meteor, EmberJS and React.