Because most of the code that is “stolen so easily” is usually just code for the front end of websites and web applications. The browser user still has no access to the code on the web server that the app communicates with when it makes API calls on the front end.
- Trust nobody. When writing code for web applications, do yourself a favor- trust nobody. …
- Minify and Obfuscate: …
- Lint your code. …
- Always have the Strict mode on. …
- Keep it simple.
One of the ways to protect your code is to obfuscate it to encrypt the code and make it unreadable.
- Protect your code and intellectual property.
- Compact js to also make file size smaller and increase page speed.
- Work with jQuery!, NODE. …
- Always to preserve the operational qualities of the code.
Client side data is always unsafe.
That being said, you can make it safe by parsing it (pun not intended) to ensure anything potentially dangerous is stripped out before running it. The safety in this system then, is dependent on how well you write your code.
How do I protect my HTML code?
Your only true options for protection involve copyrighting the code and, potentially, filing a patent. If what you are doing is truly different, then a patent is probably the best way to go. Typically the value in your application is really going to be in the support area.