Here Are 6 Front-End Challenges to Code

Are you able to code these front-end challenges?

Indrek Lasn
Oct 23 · 5 min read
Photo by Olav Ahrens Røtne on Unsplash

Front-end development is stressful and hard — but with practice, one can master the craft. If you’re willing to put the work and effort in, you’ll be able to become a proficient problem solver in the front-end development landscape. One effective way to become a great front-end developer is to simply build and solve as many challenges as one can.

Here are six challenges you can start solving today to become a master of front-end development. Without further ado, here are the six challenges you probably should code.


1. Credit Card Form

A fantastic credit card form with smooth and sweet microinteractions. Includes number formatting, validation, and automatic card-type detection. It’s built with Vue.js and also fully responsive.

See it live here.

credit-card-form — https://github.com/muhammederdem/credit-card-form

What you’ll learn by solving the challenge


2. Bar Chart From Scratch

A bar chart or bar graph is a chart or graph that presents categorical data with rectangular bars with heights or lengths proportional to the values they represent.

The bars can be plotted vertically or horizontally. A vertical bar chart is sometimes called a line graph.

What you’ll learn by solving the challenge

You can find the data for the world population by year here.


3. Twitter Heart Animation

Back in 2016, Twitter introduced this awesome animation for their tweet likes. As of 2019, it still looks rad, so why not create one yourself?

Twitter tweet like animation

What you’ll learn by solving the challenge


4. GitHub Repositories With Search Functionality

Nothing out of the world here — GitHub repositories are basically just a glorified list.

The task is to display the repositories and allow the user to filter through the repositories. Use the official GitHub API to fetch repositories per user.

GitHub profile page — https://github.com/indreklasn

What you’ll learn by solving the challenge


5. Reddit-Style Chat Rooms

Chat rooms are a popular way of communicating thanks to being easy and fun to use. But what actually powers modern-day chat rooms? WebSockets!

What you’ll learn by solving the challenge


6. Stripe-Style Navigation

What’s unique about this navigation is the popover container morphs to fit the content. There’s an elegance to this transition versus the traditional behavior of opening and closing a new popover entirely.

Stripe navigation

What you’ll learn by solving the challenge

Try doing it first yourself, but if you need help, check out this post for a step-by-step guide.


Conclusion

Thanks for reading — hope you found something interesting to code.

Remember, there are no shortcuts when it comes to getting good at coding. Start putting the work in, and boost your coding skills by building as much as you can. If you didn’t find anything interesting, check the post below for even more ideas.

Better Programming

Advice for programmers.

Indrek Lasn

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Software Engineer. I try to be kind and friendly. Let’s change the world together for the better. Follow me on Twitter @ https://twitter/lasnindrek

Better Programming

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