Compass for the JavaScript World

Coming from the Java island I feel sometimes lost when wandering the JavaScript world.

Q: Many developers looking for 3rd party libraries use The Central Repository search. What search can I use for Node Packages?

A: Search for Node Packages on the npm Registry

There are dozens of UI frameworks available for JavaScript. Since a few years everybody is talking about Angular.js.

Q: Is Angular still a good choice in 2017?

A: Looks like Angular CLI is the way to go today: Hello Angular CLI

Gathering all the JavaScript files, css-files and other resources is quite difficult and error prone.

Q: Is there a tool to help me handling all these dependencies in a meaningful way?

A: Seems webpack is winning the race. As a beginner I like this collection of webpack demos.

To be continued...