Modern JavaScript Tools & Skills

Book Description

There's no doubt that the ecosystem changes fast. Not only are new tools and frameworks introduced and developed at a rapid rate, the language itself has undergone big changes with the introduction of ES2015 (aka ES6). Understandably, many articles have been written complaining about how difficult it is to learn modern development these days. We're aiming to minimize that confusion with this set of books on modern .

This book outlines essential tools and skills that every modern JavaScript developer should know. It contains:

  • A Beginner's Guide to Babel by James Kolce
  • A Beginner's Guide to Webpack 4 and Module Bundling by Mark Brown
  • An Introduction to Gulp.js by Craig Buckler
  • 10 Languages That Compile to JavaScript by James Kolce
  • 10 Must-have VS Extensions for JavaScript Developers by Michael Wanyoike
  • Introducing Axios, a Popular, Promise-based HTTP Client by Nilson Jacques

This book is for all front-end developers who wish to improve their JavaScript skills. You'll need to be familiar with and and have a reasonable level of understanding of JavaScript in order to follow the discussion.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A Beginner’s Guide to Babel
Chapter 2: A Beginner’s Guide to Webpack 4 and Module Bundling
Chapter 3: An Introduction to Gulp.js
Chapter 4: 10 Languages That Compile to JavaScript
Chapter 5: 10 Must-have VS Code Extensions for JavaScript Developers
Chapter 6: Debugging JavaScript with VS Code & Debugger
Chapter 6: Introducing Axios, a Popular, Promise-based HTTP Client

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