[Packtpub] Mastering Clean Code in JavaScript


[Packtpub] Mastering Clean Code in JavaScript

Learning a JavaScript framework is good and cleaner JavaScript is even better!

Video Description

Alongside HTML and CSS, JavaScript is one of the three core technologies of World Wide Web content production. You can write terrible code in any language, but if you wanted to try to write terrible code that works, JavaScript would be your language of choice.

In this course, you will learn various concepts and techniques, essential principles, patterns, and practices for writing clean code in JavaScript. You will be introduced to some general guidelines on how to better structure your JavaScript code. You will then learn about clean code best practices while working with variables, functions objects, and the latest ES6 classes. Next, you will discover functional programming, how to write pure functions, and how to use built-in functional methods. You will then move on to modular JavaScript and explore the various ways you can structure your modules. After that, you will master various design patterns and programming principles. Unit testing is very important and you will learn to do this with Jasmine and Karma, to make handling errors easy.

By the end of the course, you will have learned to learn clean coding with functional programming, explored various modules in JavaScript, and designed patterns and principles. Overall you will learn to write better code with improved readability.

Style and Approach

The course will follow an example-based approach to dealing with the most common developer mistakes that result in bad code. The course begins with tips on how to better structure and present your code. Moving on, the course presents functional programming in JavaScript and with simple and comprehensive examples and explains why the functional approach is worth your time and effort. Later in the course, you will get to work with the more traditional object-oriented part of JavaScript, finishing with best practices in testing and error handling as those areas of development can greatly affect code quality.

Table of Contents:


What You Will Learn:

  • Structure better code in modules with ease
  • Write pure functions, avoid side-effects, and go functional
  • Explore design patterns and practices and how to use them
  • Get familiar with unit testing
  • Proper error handling in JavaScript

Created By Dimitris Loukas
Release Date February 23, 2018
Duration 4h 41m

Size: 1.05 GB

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