This from @baldur has so many quotable paragaphs

Of course, my line is that web dev isn’t unique in kind (most of software dev is pretty bad, I even wrote a book about it), but my specific corner of it – web dev – is unique in degree: the web experience is so much worse, on average, and so much more dysfunctional than even the most mundane shitty native app that most people have access to

Sure, Single-Page-Apps and React are objectively not fit for purpose for most websites and web apps. Sure, most frameworks bake in affordances that – over time – pretty much guarantee code bloat and buggy navigation.

Web developers: remarkably untalented and careless? – Baldur Bjarnason