Front-End Developer

Posted In: Tooling

Why Emmet Is Such a Great Tool For Web Developers

Tooling can be both a help and a hindrance, sometimes you can end up making things more complicated than it needs to be. However, there are a few gems which I just couldn’t live without and one of these is Emmet.

Browser Plugins Are Your Friend

The Chrome Web Store has thousands of extensions, meaning you can usually find one to do almost any task you can think of. Here’s a rundown of a few of my favourites.

Notes from a Snooping Developer

Looking how others have solved a problem is one of the best ways of improving as a developer. Let’s take a look at a few of the tools we can use to take a peak under the hood of any website.

UI Vs. Code

Does everything you make need to be coded from scratch? Are there times when a GUI builder might be a better choice?

Brackets and Text Editors

Developers will defend their choice of text editor above all else, and switching to a new one is not something that is taken lightly. Let’s take a look at one of the new kids on the block –