Robust JavaScript Error Handling. Learn About JavaScript Errors

By combining custom errors, named functions and Bugfender, you can create a robust error-handling process that allows you to immediately identify the defects of your JavaScript apps. Unhandled JavaScript errors will stop the execution of your script, leaving the application in an undesired state – or, even worse, in an unknown state. So you need a robust error-handling process to avoid unknown errors in your apps. But, why are errors thrown anyway?


Complete Guide to Script Errors: What Are They and How to Fix Them

Do you use an error tracking tool for your website? Have you ever tried to debug a problem that a user reported, and when you looked at your error tracking tool the reported error was simply: “Script Error”? Such errors are impossible to further debug because there is no additional information apart from that message.


Debug JavaScript in Google Chrome's Dev Tools in 7 easy steps

This article will focus on debugging JavaScript code within Google Chrome’s Developer Tools. Chrome’s Developer Tools are extremely powerful and will almost certainly speed up your troubleshooting process. We’ll be using Raygun Crash Reporting to find the stack trace and the line of code the error occurred on. You can sign up for a free 14-day trial here. So, let’s dive in!


Use Javascript's Array Methods to Handle API Data

Manipulating data is a core skill for any developer. In an API-driven environment, so much of the data you receive is formatted in a way that doesn't directly match the way that your application or UI needs it. Each web service and third-party API is different. This is where the ability to sort, normalize, filter, and manipulate the shape of data comes in. In this article, we'll explore some common ways to work with data in Javascript.


Angular: How to Use Virtual Scroll With a Flat Tree?

While developing Kraken’s frontend I quickly stumbled upon performance issues with Angular Material tree when too many nodes where opened. Kraken is an open source load testing IDE. As such, it displays a tree of directories and files used to script the load testing scenarios: You can have a look by creating a free account on the demo or check the source code of the UI on GitHub. It uses the latest version of Angular and components provided by Angular Material such as the tree.


Enable suspect commits, unminify JS, and track releases with Vercel and Sentry

If you’re a JavaScript developer there’s a very good chance you’ve heard of or use Vercel. In the small chance you haven’t, Vercel is this awesome platform that makes building and deploying Jamstack frameworks like Next.js incredibly fast and easy. Next.js is gaining in popularity with 51k stars on GitHub and it’s one of the most trusted stacks in the JavaScript world these days.


Debug JavaScript in Microsoft Edge in 7 steps

This article will focus on debugging JavaScript code within Microsoft Edge Developer Tools. The Edge DevTools are a powerful toolset built into the Edge browser on Microsoft Windows 10. The DevTools are also available as a standalone app to download from the Microsoft Store, if one prefers to run them separately from Edge itself. We’ll be using Raygun Crash Reporting to find the stack trace and the line of code the error occurred on. You can sign up for a free 14-day trial here.


How to Create a JavaScript Library. 7 Tips to Create a Library That Every Developer Loves Using

Have you ever found yourself copy-pasting the same bits of JavaScript code between different projects? Well, when this situation happens two or three times in a row, it’s usually a good indicator that you have a piece of code that is useful and reusable. So, if you are already reusing your code across several different projects, why not go the extra mile and convert it into a library that allows you to optimize this code-sharing?


A Deep Dive Into V8

A majority of front-end developers deal with this buzzword all the time: V8. A big part of its popularity is due to the fact that it led JavaScript to a new level of performance. Yes, V8 is very fast. But, how does it perform its magic and why is it so responsive? The official docs state that “V8 is Google’s open source high-performance JavaScript and WebAssembly engine, written in C++. It is used in Chrome and Node.js, among others”.