Seven Tools for Front end Development

7 Tools for front-end development

Front-end development basically deals with the data that is converted into the graphical interface so that users can operate those data with the help of digital interfacing using HTML, Javascript, and another programing language. Once if you are ready with your website you need to test and debug your code (if the bug arises) and hence we require developing tools to perform testing and various other activities. Nowadays there is a huge advancement in web developing tools in a very short period of time. They are also essential for plugins and browser add-ons.

There is the number of front-end developing tools increasing almost daily, so in this article, we have got the 7 essential tools which might help you out. Here are they:

Sublime Text:

Sublime Text is a source code editor written in Python and C++. It supports many programming languages and functions can be added with the help of plugins. It is also compatible with markup languages too. It provides simultaneous editing which means you can make the same change to multiple selected area. It also has a feature of “Goto Anything” that helps to navigate with files, symbols or lines. This tool is very efficient, well-designed and has a very speedy user interface.

Chrome Developer Tools:

The chrome developer tools are used as web authoring and debugging tools built by Google Chrome and are also available in Safari. They provide the deep access to the internals of web applications. They are basically used track down layout issues, to get insights of code optimization and to set javascript breakpoints. There are main 8 group of tools available, they are – Elements, Resources, Network, Sources, Timeline, Profiles, Audits, and Console.

jQuery:

jQuery is an open source JavaScript library which is designed to make things like HTML document traversal and animation, manipulation and event handling with much simpler application program interface (API) that works on a multitude of browsers. It is considered to be one of the fastest, smallest and feature-rich among JavaScript libraries. It also possesses the feature of versatility and extensibility through plug-ins.

GitHub:

GitHub is a development platform or you can say it is a web-based hosting service for version control. It helps you to write a better code and that ultimately improves the software you build. It also consists of project management feature. Your code is also secure and that maintains a high standard code. It also provides social-networking like followers, wikis, feeds and many more. It also maintains the documentation alongside with the code.

Twitter Bootstrap:

Bootstrap is a free and an open-source library used for designing websites and web applications. This framework is developed by team Twitter so it is called as Twitter Bootstrap. It contains HTML & CSS based designed for forms, buttons, navigation and various other interface components. It also makes sure that it not only looks good in the latest desktop browsers but it should also look and behave well on tablets and smartphones. It also supports JavaScript plugins, typography and dozens of components used for website development.

Angular.js:

HTML is one of the important aspect used in website development. But it has got its some limitations like it can’t be used to design or manage dynamic views. And thus Angular.js is an open-source for website application framework, comes in. Angular.js extends the HTML syntax making it more expressive, readable and quick to develop environment. This framework is maintained by Google.

Sass:

Sass stands for Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets is a style sheet language or processor scripting language that is compiled in CSS. The simple compilation of CSS can be achieved by the Sass’s combination of mixins, nesting, and variables. However there are other implementations like Dart, PHP and other high-performance implementations in C called libSass. And Java implementation is called JSass.

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