Web Tooling & Automation

Online Course

Web Tooling & Automation

What is the course about?

Web Tooling & Automation
The course Web Tooling & Automation is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Intermediate. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

In this course, you’ll learn how to setup your development, get super productive during daily work and iteration, prevent yourself and your site from disasters and save a lot of time and effort with automatic optimization and automation. Finally, you’ll learn how to do all this while being confident your code runs on a multitude of devices in the real world.

Course description
  • Web Tooling & Automation
  • 3 weeks
  • Gulp, Sass, and BabelJS, Oh My!
  • Introduction
  • Productive Editing
  • Powerful Builds
  • Expressive Live Editing
  • How to Prevent Disasters
  • Awesome Optimizations
  • Being pragmatic vs. idealistic when choosing tools.
  • Identify the real value of the tool.
  • Keep things modular and replaceable.
  • Set up your editor.
  • Install Sublime Text.
  • Install Plugins.
  • Getting started with Gulp.
  • Install gulp plugins.
  • Create gulp tasks.
  • Why live edit?
  • Approaches for live editing.
  • Testing with Browser Sync.
  • Code correction with linting.
  • ESLint.
  • Unit testing in Gulp.
  • CSS concatenation.
  • JS concatenation and minification.
  • Sourcemaps.
  • We expect that you have basic experience with JavaScript and a text editor, like Sublime Text or Atom.
  • If you need more experience with JavaScript, check out our JavaScript Basics course.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • Front-end developers need to work quickly and efficiently to be productive. Having a good set of tools and libraries is crucial. This course will introduce you to a opinionated set of tools and libraries to improve your workflow.

Prerequisites & Facts

Web Tooling & Automation

Course Topic

Computer Science, Programming

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Web Tooling & Automation

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Computer Science, Programming