VueJS has been growing in popularity consistently because of advantage it offers in terms of learning, resources, documentation, and of course development. If you are a seasoned developer or an amateur who seeks expertise in VueJS development, you need right Vue development tools that will facilitate Vue.js development.
Being a leading Vue js Development Company, we have extensive experience in Vuejs Development Services, which helped us to select the following tools that are crucial at every stage of Vue development cycle.
Having the right tools at your disposal, you can rapidly start building great apps without spending much time on research. Here are the tools that will help you expedite the development process:
1. Vue CLI
‘Vue Command Line Interface’ is necessary to quickly create project structures and deploy boilerplates. CLI helps you avoid the unnecessary time required not only for putting together various segments of the app but also for creating project structure. Not to mention, it helps with the rapid creation of prototypes, customization, and third party plugin integrations as well.
Vue CLI does not present with any specific capabilities of its own but adds great value by making the process easier and capabilities more accessible.
For building comparatively easier applications that have a couple of pages, execution can be done with the basic process of writing Vue code with JS scripts in HTML files. But when you want to build complex applications and need reusable components, then basic setup becomes painful.
3. Vue.js DevTools
Vue development can be tedious some times, and developers need the right tools to track errors and rectify them quickly, and when it comes to Vue applications Vue.js devtools are standard.
Vue.js devtools comes with browser extensions of all the leading browsers which allows you to easily rectify/debug the code of any specific page just by accessing the webpage in any browser.
Basically, Vue.js devtools digs deep in every Vue application to give you insight into every stage which includes enabled Vue components, data etc. ultimately helping to optimise the performance of the app.
4. Nuxt JS
Setting up a good boilerplate is a first step for building great application after VueJS setup, as creating boilerplates is necessary to save the efforts of writing the code from scratch. Though there are many options for creating boilerplates; with Nuxt JS, you can create many type of applications like PWA-Progressive web applications, SSR-Server Side rendered apps, Static apps and SPA-Single page applications.
Nuxt has a modular architecture and comes with 50+ modules that can accelerate the development process, these modules facilitate the tasks like getting Progressive Web App benefits, adding Google analytics, and generating site map.
Most importantly, Nuxt JS offers performance tuning by combining the best practices of Vue JS and Node JS by means of its bundle analyzer.
5. Vue Dummy
Vue-dummy is the library that simplifies the process of generating placeholder content for Vue applications e.g. placeholder text and images. This is very useful to quickly check how change in the frontend code impacts the look and feel of the interface.
Wrapping It Up
Though Vue.js is a great and robust application, it still needs reinforcement from various tools to make the entire process simpler and faster. Above mentioned tools will help any developer to craft awesome user interface and user experience using Vue.js.