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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Airbnb JavaScript Style Guide

Extensive JavaScript Style Guide by Airbnb about just about everything in JavaScript: Types, Functions, Naming Conventions, Whitespace, Comments, Constructors, Performance, etc. — A must read for anyone who scripts the JavaScript. Airbnb JavaScript Style Guide →

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JS adolescence

For me there was a time that can only be described as adolescence in the field of programming and more specifically JavaScript. This period was characterised by a certain laziness and hubris. I thought I was right. I thought others … Continue reading

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Design principles worth noting

Start with needs Do less Design with data Do the hard work to make it simple Iterate. Then iterate again. Build for inclusion Understand context Build digital services, not websites Be consistent, not uniform Make things open: it makes things … Continue reading

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Web App Mistakes: Condemned to repeat

Read it. And then read it again — Sums up quite a few of the mistakes that were (and still are being) made when it comes to develing web apps. A well known example is the use of Hashbang URLs, … Continue reading

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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There’s a lot of outdated information on the Web that leads new PHP users astray, propagating bad practices and bad code.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, … Continue reading

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