What the author of the article doesn’t address is jQuery. jQuery isn’t “hot” right now but its usage dwarfs all of these frameworks. It’s been around longer than all of the frameworks that are discussed in the article.
JS Framework History 101
The Rise of jQuery
These other frameworks started to implement some of the philosophies that jQuery introduced – but they were playing catch up, they didn’t have the same vision and focus from the get go.
History is Repeating with React
React applications are built up by using discrete components. You declare your components and add any functionality to them. They’re great for creating dynamic user interfaces and can be used over and over again.
With strong philosophies like these React here to stay!