1. Grasp The Basics More Thoroughly
2. Use Functions To Define Different Modules, Even If They Are Small
3. Keep Cross Browser Compatibility In Mind
When you work in web development, the main issue to keep in mind is cross browser compatibility. Cross browser compatibility briefly means the representation of your website on different browsers. Different websites render HTML differently, hence the browsers have compatibility issues. These issues are not easy to resolve once your website is complete and you did not check it online. For this, earlier people used to follow the exhaustive and conventional method of checking the website on different browsers and versions individually. Not anymore though, today online browser compatibility testing tool such as LambdaTest have taken that headache for you. You just need to enter your website name and select the versions and browsers (along with the operating systems) on which you want to test the website. This will create a virtual machine on LambdaTest servers and you are good to go. You will get detailed report along with screenshots and you can also run your website as if it is running on the browser.
4. Use Object Oriented Approach
Object oriented approach is the most famous approach used today in programming. Started from C++, object oriented approach has been exponentially popular since. All of the major languages are today invented in object oriented style only. An approach oriented towards an object is called an object oriented approach. An object becomes a basic entity then. This object is then taken as a base and used to apply properties and functions to the page.
For example, I create an object car. This object can be wrapped with many functions such as color, specifications, price, etc and everything that we do is on this object. We can select car.Color(“red”) to change the car color to red. Similarly, we can change the price by car.Price(“50”). An object is a base for everything that you do in the programming language. Now, it is not important to create an object and use them. They are used in object oriented approach but you can also go through the conventional approach of just writing the code top to bottom without any functions and object. This is too exhaustive and is never recommended.
5. Use Tests Should Always Have A Near Perfect Code
6. Error Handling
If you are into coding, your code is prone to errors. Normally, if you are working on a big project, errors are a common thing. And they should be. They open other possibilities that you might not have thought about while writing the code. But these errors are needed to be handled correctly or else they disturb the flow of the program. Now, console.log is a conventional method to log errors. But they are extensive and time consuming. To handle the errors more efficiently, you can use the Error Objects. An error object looks like,
This gives you the power to display an error message too. You can also use try, catch and finally to apply validations on your code. If an error is found in the code in the try block, you can jump to catch block to either execute an error code or display some message. Finally, block executes the code in all the cases, whether there is an error or not. A sample code is given below:
7. Use Tools According To The Problem
8. Understand DOM
9. Handling Memory Leaks
10. Understand The Code Of Others
12. Read Books
Reading from the book has few advantages of its own. First of all, whenever someone writes a book on a language, he has full grasp and experience in that area. That is very valuable for a beginner. The author can explain in a way that is easy and quickly understandable. On the other hand, this is not the case with the internet. Internet is full of ambiguity. Many times you can come across two different contradicting points that are hard to decide. Trusting on a page on the internet is hard. When you write a book, it needs publishers and a good audience. An audience who are ready to devote their time, a lot of time actually, on a single book. This makes a book great and great books are of good authors.
13. Bookmark Reliable Sources
14. Subscribe Reliable Channels On YouTube
15. Subscribe To Newsletters
16. Stay Updated On Twitter
17. Follow Developer Communities Such As Stack Overflow
18. Transpiling Your Code
19. Go For A Framework
20. Try To Solve Complex Things Regularly
21. Last But Not The Least, Remember The Phases
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