Friday, April 20, 2012

JavaScript coding guidelines

With RIA applications becoming the norm, developers have to deal with a lot of JavaScript code. It is important to have proper coding conventions for JS too. Was glad to see a good document posted by Google on JavaScript coding conventions.

http://google-styleguide.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/javascriptguide.xml

Also, there are tools available to check the code quality of JavaScript code. Here are a few examples available:

http://docs.codehaus.org/display/SONAR/JavaScript+Plugin

http://jslint.com/