Javascript

Understanding the JavaScript language (guidelines for beginners)

What began in 1995 as a modest 10-day project is now one of the world's most commonly used programming languages. JavaScript is actually everywhere, thanks to more advanced JavaScript engines and the introduction of frameworks like Node, Apache Cordova, Ionic, and Electron that took the language beyond the simple web…

Category : Javascript   18-06-2019   by Janeth Kent

7 Useful tricks for writing more concise and performant JavaScript

When we started writing about JavaScript, we created a list of every time-saving trick we discovered in the code of other people, on websites, and anywhere other than the tutorials we used. Since then, we've been contributing to this list and now we are going to share 11 triks  that strike us as particularly smart or helpful.…

Category : Javascript   04-06-2019   by Janeth Kent

JavaScript: Variables & Scope. A Visual Guide.

JavaScript: Variables & Scope. A Visual Guide.

We often speak of discrepancies between var, let and const But more often than not, we still see developers struggling to fully grasp the idea of how everything works. That's because concepts are rarely visualized. Let's catch a glimpse. Not all scopes are identical. Do not memorize scope rules for each type of scope. Try…

Category : Javascript   13-05-2019   by Janeth Kent

The Bible of the Best Node.Js Frameworks

Node.js is the platform built on chrome’s javascript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. It uses an event-driven non-blocking IO modal that makes it lightweight and efficient. node.js is perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.  Node.js frameworks can help to streamline the development of web…

Category : Javascript   09-05-2019   by Janeth Kent

Advantages of Progressive Web Applications

The unstoppable increase in the use of mobile devices to connect to the Internet has resulted in the fact that it is no longer enough to have only one web page to have an online presence.  Right now, any company that wants to stand out and build customer loyalty must also…

Category : Javascript   08-05-2019   by Janeth Kent

Developing a JavaScript video game: Part 2

Developing a JavaScript video game: Part 2

This article is the second part of a Javascript game tutorial. Here you can read the first part Let's create the spaceship Now that the background is finished, we can start setting up our space vehicle! Let's create a Player.js file and add it as a script to index.html. In essence, we want this…

Category : Javascript   06-03-2019   by Janeth Kent

Developing a JavaScript video game: Part 3

Developing a JavaScript video game: Part 3

Here we are! We're back with the third part of the article . If you missed it, read the first part or the second one. So, now you may be able to fire (static) rockets by pressing the spacebar. Let's see what the next steps would be. To make the fire rockets move,…

Category : Javascript   06-03-2019   by Janeth Kent

Highlights from the JavaScript Style Guide of Google

Highlights from the JavaScript Style Guide of Google

For anyone who is not already acquainted with it, Google provides a style guide for writing JavaScript that gives the best stylistic practices for writing clean, understandable code (what Google believes to be). The guide does not present difficult rules for writing valid JavaScript, but only tips to keep the source…

Category : Javascript   27-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

CSS in JavaScript (CSS-in-JS) Vs CSS in CSS

CSS in JavaScript (CSS-in-JS) Vs CSS in CSS

What actually is CSS-in-JS? You've certainly heard or read words like CSS-in-JS, Styled Components, Radium, Aphrodite and you're and you're stuck in limbo there, "why is it? I'm completely happy about CSS - in - CSS!" We are here to explain these new concepts and clarify them. That said -feel free to use…

Category : Javascript   26-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Javascript: Introduction to ES6 classes

Javascript: Introduction to ES6 classes

An exciting new construct that was introduced in the ES6 specification is the ES6 classes. If you're a Javascript developer, you will be aware that Javascript follows prototypal inheritance and sometimes it can get a little messy, with ES6 classes the syntax is simpler and much more intuitive. However, contrary to…

Category : Javascript   26-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Vue.js: a quick start guide for beginners. Part 2

Vue.js: a quick start guide for beginners. Part 2

In the previous article, we discovered out how to add Vue to our index.html with a regular < script > tag and we were able to add our first reactive property to the page. Today, we will learn how to change this property through the user input field. Our code should be…

Category : Javascript   25-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Vue.js: a quick start guide for beginners. Part 3

Vue.js: a quick start guide for beginners. Part 3

Welcome here again! Last time we didn't listen to our very first user events and and methods to react to these events. Now we are going to explain directives and conditional rendering. if-else Regardless of the framework, one of the most important tools under any programmer's belt is conditional rendering. Depending on…

Category : Javascript   25-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

JavaScript challenge for old developers

Let's take a moment to talk about you and your relationship with JavaScript before we talk about all the technical things. If you're like me, you've been writing HTML documents with HTML "development" (=_=) for a long time. You've found this strange thing called JavaScript, but you've only used it in…

Category : Javascript   24-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Is jQuery going to die in 2019?

For a while, JQuery's relevance has been a topic of debate among web developers. We were curious as web developers interested in Javascript to know what others have to say about it. So we browsed through Javascript's history along with some interesting discussions on several developer forums and a bunch of…

Category : Javascript   22-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Async/Await how they really work: an example

Async/Await how they really work: an example

Promises give us an easier way to deal sequentially with asynchrony in our code. This is a welcome addition, given that our brains are not designed to deal efficiently with asynchronicity. Async / await functions, help us to write completely synchronous code while performing asynchronous tasks in the background. The functionality…

Category : Javascript   22-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Best 5 Javascript NewsTicker Plugins

Best 5 Javascript NewsTicker Plugins

Not all developers know the marquee tag of HTML, that allows you to create a scrolling piece of text or image displayed that is shown horizontally or vertically on the DOM. Its functional, however this tag is obsolete so you should try to avoid using it. The most reliable alternative to this…

Category : Javascript   20-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Which Javascript frameworks will rule in 2019?

Which Javascript frameworks will rule in 2019?

In this article, we will review and analyze the 2018 State of JavaScript report to later focus attention on frameworks that will be at the center of attention in 2019. Let's take some time to look at the amazing journey of JavaScript, reflected in the use of more than 20,000 developers…

Category : Javascript   19-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

ES2019 JavaScript and its new features

ES2019 JavaScript and its new features

ECMAScript 2019 has finished and rolled out new exciting features for developers. The proposals which have been accepted and reached stage 4 by the TC39 committee would be included in the specification of that year and the others - are postponed to the next year. What that’s mentioned above is a…

Category : Javascript   18-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Developing a JavaScript video game: Part 1

Developing a JavaScript video game: Part 1

The ecosystem of JavaScript is pretty huge. But today we decided to try something new: a videogame. It is usually good to have requirements in place to select the right tool for the job (or the most glittering tool for the job) before evaluating any technology choice. Not surprisingly, JavaScript has a…

Category : Javascript   17-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Most Popular Node.js Frameworks in 2019

Most Popular Node.js Frameworks in 2019

Before Node.js, web developers always faced the issue of having to use different languages for client-side and server-side scripts. JavaScript was traditionally the language for client-side scripting with the HTML code running in the browser. The invention of Node.js in 2009 introduced server-side scripting with JavaScript code running on the…

Category : Javascript   14-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Stunning React Boilerplates and Starter Kits for 2019

Stunning React Boilerplates and Starter Kits for 2019

As React progresses and helps us build and compose the UI of our applications, more React applications are created every day. In the past few years, the community has indeed created multiple projects to help you save time and kick-start these apps. But it's not always as simple as it seems to…

Category : Javascript   10-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Node.js Course in 90 Minutes

Node.js Course in 90 Minutes

Node.js can be defined as a Google Chrome JavaScript V8 engine based on a dynamic, cross-platform and open-source JavaScript framework or runtime environment. Node.js was initially implemented as a client-side scripting language, developed by Ryan Dahl in 2009. JavaScript code and scripts running on the server side are now used…

Category : Javascript   08-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

JavaScript Basis: Syntax & Structure

JavaScript Basis: Syntax & Structure

Programming languages are defined by rules. The syntax is what we follow when we write our code, which forms the logical structure of our programs. Let's dive right into the basic components of JavaScript. We will look at values, unicode, semi-colon, indentation, white spacing, commentary, case sensitivity, keywords..ect. By taking the time…

Category : Javascript   07-02-2019   by Janeth Kent

Top 10 JavaScript Books 2019

Top 10 JavaScript Books 2019

Though simple for beginners to pick up and play with, JavaScript is a flexible, complex language that you can use to build full-scale applications. If you're an aspiring web developer then you'll need to learn JavaScript. It's a staple for frontend work and it's the fastest growing language powering. This is an…

Category : Javascript   26-01-2019   by Janeth Kent

6 JavaScript Utility Libraries you Should Know in 2019

6 JavaScript Utility Libraries you Should Know in 2019

Nowadays Javascript is the most popular and widely used programming language, so the ecosystem around it constantly grows. However, it is expected that the small "standard library" of Javascript will remain so. To fill this gap, many of the most popular utility libraries have grown on GitHub. Here is a short…

Category : Javascript   18-01-2019   by Janeth Kent

10 JavaScript podcasts for web developers

10 JavaScript podcasts for web developers

1. Syntax.fm  Full Stack Developers Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski dive deep into web development topics, explaining how they work and talking about their own experiences. They cover from JavaScript frameworks like React, to the latest advancements in CSS to simplifying web tooling. 2. Front End Happy Hour  A podcast featuring a panel…

Category : Javascript   05-10-2018   by Janeth Kent

DOM vs Virtual DOM (Vue's challenge)

DOM vs Virtual DOM (Vue's challenge)

Most of the Javascript frameworks like Vue, React and Ember implement a “virtual DOM”. While it seems like some thing from a technological know-how fiction, its number one motive for present is to expand the speed and proficiency of DOM updates. It offers a few more advantages as well. What the DOM actually is (a reminder) We have a tendency consider the DOM as the HTML document it represents. but without a doubt the DOM is a tree-like data structure that comes into existence as soon as an…

Category : Javascript   05-10-2018   by Janeth Kent

Vuejs and GDPR : how to be compliant with new EU regulations

Vuejs and GDPR : how to be compliant with new EU regulations

Dear Vue's users, we know you're battling with GDPR compliance: but it can be quite simple if you use vue-analytics, on the grounds that there are two or three highlights here that can enable you to deal with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation prerequisites. Suppose we have this situation…

Category : Javascript   21-09-2018   by Janeth Kent

JavaScript Manual for Beginners

JavaScript Manual for Beginners

The JavaScript Manual shows you how to use JavaScript and gives an overview of the language. I   GETTING STARTED ABOUT Created by Netscape in 1995 as an extension of HTML for Netscape Navigator 2.0, JavaScript had as its main function the manipulation of HTML documents and form validation. Before winning this name so…

Category : Javascript   04-09-2018   by Janeth Kent

Top JavaScript Libraries in 2018

Top JavaScript Libraries in 2018

As Javascript remains the most popular and widely used programming language in 2018, so grows the ecosystem around it. JavaScript has gained immense popularity over the span of a few years. Developers preferred it over other languages because it allows them to design and modify web pages in various ways and…

Category : Javascript   23-08-2018   by Janeth Kent

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