Stack Overflow: The Brutal Lifecycle of JS Frameworks

This is another of what you see a lot at the end of one year and the beginning of the next, data mining of large data sets in order to glean insights into what has happened in the past and what is likely to happen in the future. In this case it’s Stack Overflow looking at the waxing and waning of JavaScript frameworks over a period of years based upon their own trend data for people asking and answering questions:

The Brutal Lifecycle of JavaScript Frameworks

NPM Publishes State of JS Frameworks 2017 Part 1

Keep in mind that you’re looking at everything in NPM’s The State of JavaScript Frameworks, 2017 through the lens of their package ecosystem. So that tends to make this look at front-end frameworks ignore AngularJS and Web Components, because neither used NPM packages (thought that’s likely to change for Polymer and Web Components in the future).

But with that said, it does have interesting things to say about both React and Angular (not AngularJS) though.