10 Web Development Articles Programmer Should Read this Week

Jun 12 · 6 min read
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Hello guys, someone asks me another day, would you mind putting a weekly list for web development articles just like you have done for and ? Well, I was more than happy to look into her request because I also like to read Web Development articles, so it’s not really tough for me to suggest some worth reading articles to you guys.

So, here I am with a handful of articles focusing on , , and those unicorn frameworks like , , and Vue.js.

Btw, this list is no means an exhaustive list and I would love to see some action from you guys. If you have a web development article, within Medium or outside medium, feel free to share with us. I would love to read them.

Without wasting any more of your time, here is my list of 10 worth reading articles on Web Development this week:

19 Things You Need to Learn to Become an Effective Angular Developer by Aphinya Dechalert

The Aphinya Dechalert is my discovery of last week, I somehow stumble on this article and just become a fan of her writing. She is a superb writer and her knowledge of Angular, React and Web Development is just awesome.

From Angular God to learning React JS in 2 nights, I have read many of her story in last a couple of days and this one is my favorite one. If you are using Angular or learning Angular, this is the must-read article for you.

Aphinya Dechalert, if you are reading this, let me tell you that I really liked your username @purplegreenlemon, so far I have only heard about RGB, this is the new one for me :-)

The 2019 Web Developer RoadMap by javinpaul

My Illustration of the famous Web Developer RoadMap by Kamran Ahmed, which has inspired many web developers since last year. A definite guide if you are learning Web Development in 2019 and 2020.

I have also shared a lot of useful courses and links in this article, but if you have to choose just one resource to start your journey on Web development, there is nothing better than online course by @ColtSteele on Udemy. This is simply an awesome resource and I keep looking back to the course even now.

And, by any chance, if you somehow don’t connect to The Colt’s style of teaching (very unlikely), you should check out my another favorite by Angela Yu

7 FrontEnd JavaScript Trends and Tools You Should Know for 2020 by Jonathan Saring

Almost half of 2019 has gone now and 2020 is not too far behind, what could be better to prepare for the year with some of the best Frontend JavaScript trends and tools. In this article, Jonathan Saring has shared seven of them like State management at the component level and Styling components as composition. Definitely a worth reading article.

Version 8 of Angular — Smaller bundles, CLI APIs, and alignment with the ecosystem by Stephen Fluin

Wondering what’s new in Angular 8? Read this article to find out about some exciting new features of Angular 8 like smaller bundlers, CLI APIs etc.

Deeply Understanding JavaScript Async and Await with Examples by Arfat Salman

How many of you have to use Async and Await of JavaScript so far? Many of you right but I bet you will definitely learn a couple of new things after reading this article. Well, I definitely learned. Common Mistakes and Gotchas part is the best part of the article though.

Top 5 GraphQL Courses for Beginners by javinpaul

Another of mine article on Hackernoon. GraphQL is really becoming an import tool for Web Developers and this is probably the right time to learn GraphQL before its too late. This article contains some of the best courses to learn GraphQL for beginners and web developers.

I have shared five excellent courses to learn GraphQL in 2019 and 2020 but if you ask my favorite, it's definitely (with Node.js and Apollo) by none other than Andrew Meade, remember his , another epic course on Udemy.

9 Web Components UI Libraries You Should Know in 2019 by Jonathan Saring

Another Jonathan Saring article, well I kind of started loving his content. Looking for framework-agnostic web components? Take a look at this article and you will find some awesome UI libraries like Material components web and Polymer elements. If you are on the frontend side of this is a gem of the article to read.

10 Websites to Learn JavaScript For Beginners by javinpaul

Another of mine article which shares some of the wonderful resources to learn JavaScript online. Since JavaScript is the backbone of Web Development, it’s very important to and learn it well. These resources will help you on that goal. It also includes some excellent free resources.

Btw, another useful JavaScript resource which I couldn’t include in this article is JavaScript Teacher free book, it’s awesome and I just hope I would have known it earlier. He is also giving it FREE, so big thanks to JavaScript Teacher for his kind gesture.

Is Angular dying because of React? by Aphinya Dechalert

Another PurpleLemonGree article :-) Well Aphinya Dechalert has written some wonderful article on Web development and this is one of them on one of my favorite publication ITNEXT. What’s happening with the future of web development

Btw, if you are interested in Angular then let me also suggest you my favorite online course to learn Angular, you might have guessed it, it's by Maximilian Schwarzmüller, my favorite instructor on Udemy. You can see its also updated for Angular 8, which is awesome.

TDD Changed My Life by Eric Elliott

This is one discipline which has changed the lives of so many developers and I strongly recommend to everyone who codes. It seems daunting for the first time but as you learn and grow in experience, TDD will not only save a lot of time but also produce better quality code. This article is an awesome story and I strongly suggest read it.

And, if you love TDD or want to learn more about it. I also highly recommend the classic book I have read so many books on TDD and testing but no one comes close to this. It’s just amazing.

If you want to buy, here is the link:

That’s all about some of the worth reading Web Development Articles for this weekend. Have a read and enjoy your weekend. If you have an article, which you think we should read, feel free to post in comments and I’ll take a look.

As I said, feel free to share a web development article you want me to read, I would love to read your choices.


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