Tools for Front end Web Development

Tools for Front end Web Development

We should be thankful for the progress in the web development tools in recent years. They help in the improvement of our workflow and in responsive designing they are very beneficial. They also allow you to build things together for ever improving version control systems. They offer many possibilities to create best websites for instance, browser adds-on and plugins, to streamline your code with processor etc. Although there are number of web development tools but finding the best ones is quite difficult.

Here is a list of some tools that will prove beneficial and helpful to you. You can select those, which you like most.

  • GitHub:

It is very helpful for those who are working on a new project feature. Enter Version Control System (VCS) or GitHub simply.

You can have a view of all changes you have made or go to the previous state, with the services by rolling out of project. Open source development community, bug tracking, task management, feature requests etc. all are provided by repository hosting service.

For fine Git skills, GitHub is the best platform, signup for it now. You can learn and get involved in wide open source projects to work on.

  • Sass:

Sass is an 8 years old project that defines the genre of modern CSS processors. Getting grips is a little complex, simple CSS is rendered by Sass’s combination of variables, mixins and nesting when it is compiled stylesheets get more readable and DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself).

Friendly web development tools are those which save your time and code should be DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) and usually CSS is not DRY. In the world of CSS processor, a tool will help you in writing code that is easy to maintain future proof code, by reducing the amount of CSS to be written by DRY.

  • Sublime text:

Sublime text has features like well-designed, ultra speedy user interface, supper efficient. It I the best and popular code editor among all others. The key feature of sublime is that it offers a vide range of keyboard shortcuts, for instance, ability to perform simultaneous editing, quick navigations to symbol, lines and files etc.

  • Chrome developer tools:

Editing your HTML or CSS, debugging your JavaScript, and having a view of your website’s performance in real time will be very great and this is offered by built-in Chrome’s developer tools of Google. It is available in both Safari and Chrome and allow the access of developers in the intervals of their own web applications. The key feature is the network tools that help you to develop loading flows, and on the other hand you can have an understanding what is happening in the browser.

Updates are released by Google after 6 weeks, so you should keep an eye on their websites and Google Developer YouTube channel to keep your work up to date.

  • Twitter Bootstrap:

One of the most popularly used framework is Twitter Bootstrap, developed by a team at Twitter with UI package. It offers tools for normalizing the stylesheets, adding JavaScript Plugins, building modal objects and many more tools.  Amount pf code and time in building your projects, is cut down by Bootstrap.

UI frameworks abstract the common element into reusable modules i.e. developer can scaffold new elements easily and quickly.

  • jQuery:

Although JavaScript was considered as one of the essential front-end language but now it creates some problems like, browser inconsistencies, complicated and unreachable syntax etc.

jQuery is a small and fast cross platform JavaScript library with aiming at simplifying the front-end process on screen. A lot of functionality is abstracted for users to develop on their own. Greater scopes for creating animations, navigating documents, adding Plugins and so on is offered by jQuery.

In 2015, jQuery was the most popular JavaScript library, top 10  million highest-trafficked websites with installation on 65% .

  • Angular.js

HTML was not designed for managing dynamic views, although it is essential in all developer’s tools. Angular JS is very beneficial web application framework. It is developed by Google. It allows you to extend the HTML’s syntax of applications, readable, quickly develops an environment that cannot be built alone with HTML.

Some people think that this type of data binding creates messy and non-separated code but still it has its importance in the front-end kit.

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