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Routing: I’m not smart enough for a SPA

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Here comes Taylor's 4th article in his great "Streets" series about web performance and front end architectures.

Overall, SPAs’ reliance on client JS makes them fail unpredictably at the seams: the places we don’t control, the contexts we didn’t plan for. Enough edge-cases added up are the sum total of humanity.

If you still want to build an SPA — a good one, of course — after reading this, you'd better be prepared to face many constraints and issues.