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To be honest, I did not start this article with the plan to tackle this subject. But, after doing research for a different article, I started asking myself: should people even learn JavaScript in 2019? What about 2020? And to my surprise the internet did not supply a persuasive answer. The best I could find was: “It depends”. Not a bad answer, but if it’s the right answer, I want to know why. So, I’m setting out to get to the why. Why talk about learning JavaScript instead of, maybe, why VueJS is not doing as well as ReactJS? The reason is because JavaScript is the most popular programming language in 2019.  It’s being taught at code camps all across the globe and the students attending those camps are, more often than not, people who didn’t learn to code in college. Which means that the tools they learn at code…