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The default setup for my JavaScript projects: Prettier + ESLint. Whereas Prettier is used to autoformat my code to enforce an opinionated code format, ESLint makes sure to keep my code style in a good shape. In this brief setup guide, I want to show you how to combine Prettier with ESLint without wasting any tear. If you haven't set up Prettier yet…

A brief step by step tutorial on how to install and use ESLint in VS Code (Visual Studio Code) . ESLint supports you and teams to follow a common code style in your project. It can be used in VS Code by installing it from the VS Code Marketplace. Once you have integrated it in VS Code, you can configure ESLint to enforce a code style in your…

A brief step by step tutorial on how to install and use Prettier in VS Code (Visual Studio Code) . Prettier is an opinionated code formatter which ensures one unified code format. It can be used in VS Code by installing it from the VS Code Marketplace. Once you have integrated it in VS Code, you can configure Prettier to format your files when…

Personally I bootstrapped a lot of React projects over the last years. I always had to setup the project from scratch, however, eventually I have created my own boilerplate project on GitHub for it. As you might know, uncountable React boilerplate projects and repositories were created that way. But the article is not my attempt to advertise yet…

The previous tutorials have shown you how to set up a basic web application with Webpack 5. So far, Webpack is only used to bundle all your JavaScript files, to transpile new JavaScript features via Babel, and to serve your bundle in development mode via Webpack's Development Server. Basically that's everything that's needed to get started with…

Babel enables one writing code with JavaScript features that aren't supported by most browser yet. Perhaps you have heard about JavaScript ES6 (ES2015) , ES7, and other versions of ECMAScript specification which are up and coming for the JavaScript language. At the time of reading this, various versions may be already included in the JavaScript…

Webpack is a JavaScript bundler for your web application. In the past, you had to link JavaScript files manually in HTML files. Nowadays, Webpack takes care about it. In this tutorial, I want to walk you through a minimal Webpack setup for a JavaScript + HTML application. Afterward, you should be able to extend Webpacks features, advance your…

In this tutorial, I want to show you how to set up a JavaScript project from scratch. Afterward, you can continue by advancing the project to a frontend (e.g. React.js) or backend (e.g. Node.js with Express) application. In case you decide to go with the frontend application, you will set it up the modern way by not linking JavaScript files in HTML…

In this tutorial we will implement a JavaScript fake API. Often this helps whenever there is no backend yet and you need to implement your frontend against some kind of realistic data. Fake it till you make it! JavaScript Fake API Let's get started. First of all, we need some data which would normally come from our backend's database, but which…