A Practical Guide to Javascript Debugging

A Practical Guide to JavaScript Debugging

Arnab Roy Chowdhury Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Being a UI developer, I’ve learned one thing: It doesn’t matter how carefully you write your code. Suppose you’ve double-checked that you defined and called all functions the right way or followed all the best practices. Even then you’ll see that a tiny variable can sneak behind and create an error. Now, suppose you find out that for some unknown …

JavaScript Tracing: How to Find Slow Code

Michiel Mulders Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Finding slow JavaScript code can be a tricky problem to solve. Small code changes can have a big impact on the performance of your code. Fortunately, many different approaches can help you nail down the exact source of the problem. In this post, you’ll learn about three methods that’ll bring you the results you’re seeking. You can trust manual code …

JavaScript Logging Basic Tips

Gaege Root Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

JavaScript has come a long way in recent years. Browsers are becoming more robust and machines are growing more powerful. Pair this with the recent development of Node.js for execution of JavaScript on servers, and you can understand why JavaScript has exploded in popularity. Developers continue to push the boundaries of what can be done with JavaScript, which leads to ever more …

Learn JavaScript: Tutorials for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Programmers

Sagar Arora Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

  “Nobody expected this, but JavaScript has become the world’s most important programming language today” —Douglas Crockford, JavaScript Architect at PayPal What is Javascript? JavaScript is a simple and easy-to-learn programming language as compared to other languages such as C++, Ruby, and Python. It is a high-level, interpreted language that can easily be embedded with languages like HTML. It was …

JavaScript vs Typescript

TypeScript vs. JavaScript: Should You Migrate Your Project to TypeScript?

Jared Nance Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

TypeScript (TS) and JavaScript (JS) are two widely known languages in the development world, but what are the differences and what use cases are better suited for one over the other? In this post, we’ll compare the two languages, how they relate to one another, discuss their primary differences, and outline the benefits of each. Defining TypeScript TypeScript is an open source syntactic …

How to Return AJAX Response from Asynchronous JavaScript Call

How to Return AJAX Response from Asynchronous JavaScript Call: Methods and Code Examples

Stackify Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

When JavaScript is used in conjunction with XML or REST APIs, you can create some useful behaviors with a set of web-development techniques collectively known as Ajax. Let’s take a look at a specific Ajax functionality: returning an Ajax response from an asynchronous JavaScript call. First, What is Ajax? Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, or Ajax, isn’t a new technology in itself, …