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JavaScript Best Practices

Video Description

Developers everywhere use JavaScript to build websites and desktop applications. While it's relatively simple to learn JavaScript basics, it can be a difficult language to truly master.

This course helps you transition from JavaScript novice to JavaScript pro by teaching you the techniques and practices used by the seasoned practitioner. The only prerequisites are beginning level JavaScript experience, access to a good code editor (like Visual Studio Code), and the desire to improve.

  • Gain experience writing robust high quality JavaScript code
  • Master the use of semi-colons and JavaScript ASI (Automatic Semicolon Insertion)
  • Discover where to put curly braces and why that actually matters
  • Learn about equality, variables, functions, avoiding globals, and strict mode
  • Explore object creation, creational patterns, privacy, and immutability
  • Understand how to define and use modules to organize code
  • Learn how to appropriately interact with HTML/CSS and the browser's DOM
  • Understand how to lint code with ESLint and bundle code using webpack
Jeremy McPeak has programmed with and written about JavaScript since 1998. He creates courses on JavaScript, C#, ASP.NET, and PHP for Tuts+ Code; works as an applications developer for BTA Oil Producers in Midland, Texas; and is the author of more than a dozen software training titles, including "Beginning JavaScript, 5th Edition" (Wiley/Wrox) and "Collections in C# and .NET" (O'Reilly).