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Jagroop Singh
Jagroop Singh

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Front-end Best Practices

Most of the people thought front-end development is easy but actually it's not. It is as hard as Backend-Development, Block-chain development etc.
Also, Front-end Developer's are more powerful than other as for non programmer's the first thing matter is LOOK. After that they judge Speed, Accuracy , Security etc.

There is a great quote for Front-End Developers i.e.
“If you're already a front-end developer, well, pretend you're also wearing a pirate hat.” - Ethan Marcotte

So , today in this blog I am sharing some useful tips regarding front-end development which will helps a lot in one's front-end journey.
So, let's get started.

1) Avoid empty src and href :
We might thought that a browser will do nothing when it encounter an element with an empty src or href.But actually it's not in all the browsers.
In some browsers empty href and src atribute will trigger unnecessary server requests that will waste bandwidth and server resources.

2) Use a consistent layout and design: A consistent layout and design helps create a sense of familiarity for users and makes it easier for them to navigate your site.

3) Optimize for mobile: With the increasing use of mobile devices to access the internet, it's important to ensure that your site is optimized for mobile viewing. This includes using responsive design techniques to ensure that your site looks good on a variety of screen sizes.

4) Use semantically correct HTML: Using semantically correct HTML tags helps make your code easier to read and maintain, and also makes it easier for search engines to understand the content of your site.

5) Use modern web standards: Adopting modern web standards, such as HTML5 and CSS3, can help ensure that your site is more efficient and faster to load.

6) Use a version control system: Using a version control system, such as Git, can help you keep track of changes to your code and collaborate with other developers more effectively.

7) Test your site on different browsers and devices: It's important to test your site on a variety of browsers and devices to ensure that it looks and functions correctly for all users.

8) Use performance optimization techniques: There are various techniques you can use to optimize the performance of your site, such as optimizing images, minifying CSS and JavaScript, and using a content delivery network (CDN).

9) Use a tool to manage your dependencies: Using a tool such as npm (Node Package Manager) can help you manage your project's dependencies and ensure that you have all the required libraries and modules installed.

10) Follow accessibility guidelines: Ensuring that your site is accessible to users with disabilities is not only good practice, but it's also a legal requirement in many countries. following guidelines such as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) can help you make your site more accessible.

11) Use a CSS preprocessor: CSS preprocessors, such as Sass or LESS, can help you write more efficient and maintainable CSS code by adding features such as variables, mixins, and functions.

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