Programming Advice for JavaScript Developers

Good code requires a good understanding of the basics of the language it is written in. With the advent of advanced JavaScript libraries such as jQuery, many developers jump straight into writing code using jQuery or its numerous plug-ins. However, learning more about the foundation of JavaScript itself might give you a better understanding of the concepts behind jQuery and the language itself.

JavaScript Garden is a growing collection of documentation about the quirkiest parts of JavaScript. It offers advice on avoiding common mistakes and subtle bugs, and it lays down performance issues and bad practices that JavaScript programmers might run into on their journey to the depths of the language. The resource is dedicated to professional developers rather than beginners, and it requires some basic knowledge of the language. Currently, the documentation is available in Russian, Chinese, Finnish and English. (tb)


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