Understand how to work efficiently without frameworks and learn to develop a front-end application
Grasp the effect of frameworks on critical aspects of applications, such as rendering and state management, and understand equivalent solutions
Teaches the reader to develop applications that can migrate to another framework without compromising the integrity or functionality of the application
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About this book
Explore an alternative method of front-end application development without using frameworks or third-party libraries. This book provides you with the required skills and freedom to consider a “no framework” approach when choosing a technology for creating a new project.
You’ll work through the most important issues in a clear and sensible way, using practical methods and tools to gain an understanding of non-functional requirements. This book answers questions on important topics such as state management, making a routing system, creating a REST client using fetch, and reveals the trade-offs and risks associated with choosing the wrong framework or tool for your project, as well as providing sustainable, functional alternatives.
Frameworkless Front-End Development breaks down the concept of technical debt and the ways in which a framework can impact the lifespan of a project. Along with gaining a comprehensive and clear guide on coding effectively from scratch without frameworks, you will also learn some principles of technical decision-making.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
- Review how DOM manipulation works
- Manage the state of a front-end application with different patterns
- Safely migrate existing applications to a new framework or to frameworkless code
- Use decision-making tools such as a Framework Compass Chart and an Architectural Clash
- See how the choice of frameworks can affect the ‘health’ and lifespan of a codebase
WHO IS THIS BOOK FOR:
- state management
- web components
- DOM manipulation
- evolutionary architectures
- reactive programming
- non-functional requirements
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About the author
Book Title: Frameworkless Front-End Development
Book Subtitle: Do You Control Your Dependencies Or Are They Controlling You?
Authors: Francesco Strazzullo
Publisher: Apress Berkeley, CA
Copyright Information: Francesco Strazzullo 2019
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4842-4967-3Published: 13 August 2019
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XVII, 248
Number of Illustrations: 55 b/w illustrations
Topics: Web Development