Tao of React – Software Design, Architecture & Best Practices

Alex Kondov, Tech Lead at Financial Times, has compiled a huge list of best practices when it comes to writing React. This article is a collection of principles and rules that have proven to be effective for me and the teams I’ve worked with. I outline good practices about components, application structure, testing, styling, state …

Best Practices With CSS Grid Layout

Rachel Andrew: An increasingly common question — now that people are using CSS Grid Layout in production — seems to be “What are the best practices?” The short answer to this question is to use the layout method as defined in the specification. The particular parts of the spec you choose to use, and indeed …

Hive’s best practices for JavaScript projects

Hive, a UK based technology design studio, have shared their set of best practices for developing JavaScript-based projects. While developing a new project is like rolling on a green field for you, maintaining it is a potential dark twisted nightmare for someone else. Here’s a list of guidelines we’ve found, written and gathered that (we …

Technical debt 101

Every time you don’t write software based on the best possible practices and understanding of the business domain, you incur it in a technical debt. This debt keeps increasing over time, just like an interest, because whoever has to change something has to deal with the imperfect concepts you codified on the first occasion. If …

PHP: The Right Way

There’s a lot of outdated information on the Web that leads new PHP users astray, propagating bad practices and bad code. This must stop. PHP: The Right Way is an easy-to-read, quick reference for PHP best practices, accepted coding standards, and links to authoritative tutorials around the Web. A must read! PHP: The Right Way …