By: Citlalli Campos.

Being a Front-end developer can be stressful and hard. This is one of the most in-demand roles and for good reason, you are the one in charge of all the visible features. One effective way to become a great front-end developer is to simply build and solve as many challenges as one can.

There are a lot of tools that will make our lives as front-end developers easily. Like these 6 tools we share with you:

1. Postman.

This one has definitely earned its position on this list. Postman is a collaboration platform for API development. All its features will simplify each step of building an API and streamline collaboration so you can create it faster. Is very useful to check your endpoints in the back end, such as GET, POST, DELETE, OPTIONS, and PUT are included.

Postman

2. Prettier. 

If you are looking for an opinionated code formatPrettier is the best option for you. It supports JavaScript, including ES2017, JSX, Angular, Vue, Flow, TypeScript, and more. This system helps you to remove your original styling and replaces it with a standard and consistent styling adhering to the best practices. You can download it on your computer or use their online version playground where you can prettify your code.

 

3. CanIUse.

This tool CanIUse, is very handy, as it allows you to find out whether the feature you are implementing or in case that it is not available on the site, you can vote to have it included.

One of the good things about this tool is that it helps you to check for browser compatibility. This is something you must be aware of, it will help you to save time and made the necessary adjustments before you launch out. To see this in action, let’s check which browsers support the Web image format.

CanIUse

4. StackBlitz

StackBlitz, the online code editor. This will allow you to set up your Angular, React, Ionic, TypeScript, RxJS, Svelte, and other JavaScript frameworks. You can start coding and creating interfaces that are out of this world, thanks to their partnership with Progress KendoReact.

StackBlitz

5. Bit.dev

This is the perfect tool for building a design system from scratch. As you might know, one principle of software development is code reusability. This is exactly what Bit.dev does. You can share reusable code components and snippets and thereby allowing you to reduce your overhead and speed up your development process. Share it with your own team or to collaborate with others.

Bit.dev now supports React, Vue, Angular, Node, and other JavaScript frameworks.

Bit.dev

6. EnjoyCSS.

If you consider yourself good with CSS, EnjoyCSS is for you. This very simple tool, that will help you to survive hard times. It lets you design your elements with a simple UI and gives you the relevant CSS output.

Enjoycss

 

We hope this information helps you in some way. Depending on your necessities any of these tools can save you and make your life easier as a Front-end developer.

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