- Is jQuery dead?
- Does JS have a future?
- Is Web development a dying career?
It can’t die outright without one of the following happening: The World Wide Web itself as a standalone thing viewed in browsers dies.
Is jQuery dead?
That said, jQuery still has its uses. For one, it’s been used in countless projects ranging from enterprise ecommerce apps to simple landing pages. Secondly, jQuery is still good for certain things, such as rapid prototyping and even animation if you aren’t good with CSS. jQuery may be outdated but jQuery is not dead.
Does JS have a future?
Is Web development a dying career?
Web development is definitely not going to die. It industry is moving to other areas such as IoT, automotive, wearables, etc. Maybe it seems like IT industry is moving from web development to other industries, but actually IT industry is just expanding in all areas. Web Development is not dying.
Basically, yes, if you know JS and whatever framework the company you’re applying to uses, you can get a job, but if it’s your first job they might expect to give you a decent amount of hands-on training for the first 3-6 months or so.