How I become a better Front End Developer by maintaining a daily jQuery plugins site

Maintaining a jQuery plugins website is hard but equally rewarding. In this talk I am going to outline some of the initial difficulties I have faced and its corresponding learnings. jquer.in also played an important role into how I become a Front End Developer. Even now it plays a huge role into improving my writing skills, coding skills, contacts.

Slides are available at http://jquer.in/jqueryconf/#/

 
 

Outline/structure of the Session

  • The Big Bang: How it all began
  • Initial Hiccups and missed targets
  • Why curation also is learning.
  • Source code hunting.
  • Improving your coding skills by copying.
  • Becoming a Jack of all trades
  • Current stats of jquer.in
  • Advice for new front end engineers and web designers or anyone.

Learning Outcome

Basically new and existing front end developers will learn on why its important to just start and the importance of maintaining a website.

Target Audience

Beginner Front End Developers, Web Designers

Requirements

Just an open mind to learn more.

schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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  • Naresh Jain
    By Naresh Jain  ~  1 year ago
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    Hi Jay, thanks for the proposal. Can you please share a video link to any of your past talks?


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