A SHORT HISTORY
OF
Frontend Development

Raul Matei - Frontend Developer @ Evozon

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Lynx

Chrome

the Three Layers of THE
FRONTEND Development

appeared in early '90s
 

is a markup language for describing web documents

and it uses <tags> to define the content

HTML
Hyper Text Markup Language

released in '96
is the styling layer of any known webpage

 

it uses selectors, properties & values to specify how a HTML element should look like

 

CSS
Cascading Style Sheets

CSSpre-processors


extendable, expressive & dynamic

CSS

by using

variables / functions / mixins
nesting / imports / code inheritance

LESS

SASS (SCSS)

Stylus

/

/

JAVASCRIPT

  • appeared in '95
  • created in 10 days by Brendan Eich @ Netscape
  • Functional / Object-based / dynamic / highlevel programming language
  • succeeded where other languages have failed
    (Java Applets, Adobe Flash)

what can we do with it?
web pages interactivity
/ image processing
templating engines / MVC frameworks & libraries
data manipulation complex logic2D & 3D games
vision detection
/ audio manipulation / voice commands
webservers
/ CLIs build tools / QA Tools
OS independent desktop programs
hybrid mobile application / email clients / browsers

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transparency & open discussion
flexibility & freedom
code quality
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