Raise a Banner. Take up the Torch. It's time to make Front-end Architecture matter!
This is meant as a public space for people to contribute and show their support for the discipline of Front-end Architecture. Feel free to create pull requests to add content. Open issues to discuss ideas, or get clarification. As sections grow, we'll eventually break them into their own files.
Front-end Architecture is a collection of tools and processes that aims to improve the quality of our front-end code while creating a more efficient and sustainable workflow.
A Front-end developer's audience is the website user, a Front-end Architect's audience is the developer themselves.
Working Components of Front-end Architecture
- CSS/Sass Code standards and organization
- Object-Oriented approach (how do objects break down and get put together)
- JS frameworks/organization/performance optimization techniques
- Asset Delivery - Front-end Ops
- Onboarding Docs
- Styleguide/Pattern Library
- Architecture Diagrams (code flow, tool chain)
- Performance Testing
- Visual Regression
- Unit Testing
- End-to-End Testing
- Git Workflow
- Dependency Management (npm, Bundler, Bower)
- Build Systems (Grunt/Gulp)
- Deploy Process
- Continuous Integration (Travis CI, Jenkins)
- Styleguide Generator Roundup
- @klamping's FEA Outline
- What is Front-end Architecture by Elyse Holladay
- Frontend Architecture as a Forethought by Gideon Kreitzer
- Duties, Skills, & Knowledge of a Software Architect by Carnegie Mellon University
OO and Code standard Links
- Idiomatic CSS
- Idiomatic Sass
- Used and Abused – CSS Inheritance and Our Misuse of the Cascade
- CSS Guidelines by Harry Roberts
- Web Performance Metrics