Visual Studio Code is one of the newest kids on the IDE “block” and it’s making a lot of noise. It’s taken a little while to gain traction, perhaps because it’s one of Microsoft’s few open source products, but it’s taken the open source community by storm. Developers who once swore their allegiance to Sublime Text 3 and Atom are slowly being converted by the power and simplicity of VS Code–not to mention its incredible library of extensions.
If you want to learn about a rising web framework, you should check out Phoenix, a new framework for the Elixir language. With a server-side MVC pattern, it’s similar to other web frameworks like Ruby on Rails or the Python framework Django, but it also contains powerful new ideas to make web development easier and more effective.
Web developers use a variety of libraries and frameworks in their sites, jQuery among them, and they need some way to easily manage them. Bower is such a tool, and in this video tutorial from my course, How to Become a Web Developer: jQuery and Bootstrap, you’ll learn the basics of dependency management with Bower.