6 Tools to build a front-end workflow

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Published July 2017

Discover another workflow

Every developer has a workflow whether they realize it or not. A workflow consists of all the technologies, tools, and environment setup that facilitate software development. Experienced developers have advanced workflows to make their development experience more productive, and less tedious.

This mini course will show several tools and environment setups that will help you to be a better web developer, regardless of your preference of programming language.

If you were keen to create a front-end workflow and web project, check out our Responsive Web Development. Warning, it’s an intermediate course, so if you’re looking for a challenge this is it. Once you’ve completed, you’ll have a true understanding of how professional developers work.

Oh yeah, and the whole SitePoint library! Learn More.

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to use Homebrew Package Manager
  • Learn how to use Node Package Manager
  • Learn how to use Bower for client-side dependencies
  • Learn various ways to start a node server locally
  • Learn how to start a PHP server locally (without an Apache setup and without MAMP)
  • Learn how to run a local instance of MySQL, and without MAMP
  • Closed captions available
Meet your instructor
Brad Westfall

Brad is the developer/designer and owner behind AZPixels.com. Like many, Brad has been working with web development for a long time; 1999. He is a front-end specialist with a passion in building web applications, attending meet-ups and teaching. If you attend a web developer bootcamp, he may even be your teacher!

Lesson 1: Front-End Development Workflows
How is Homebrew Used to Start Your Workflow? 10:20
What is npm and How Can I Use It? 14:55
What is Bower? 8:00
How Should I Start a Local Node Server? 13:07
How to Publish a Website on Heroku 7:27
How to Set Up MySQL without MAMP 12:53

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