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A list of Computer Science topics important for a Front-End Developer to learn 📝

  • Memory Management
  • Recursion
  • Memoization
  • Algorithms
  • BFS (Breadth First Search) VS DFS (Depth First Search)
  • AST (Abstract syntax tree)
  • Data Structures
    • Purely Functional DS
    • Performant DS
  • Discrete Structures - Sets / Relations / Functions (- logic)
  • Complexity Analysis
  • Hash Tables wrt caching and memoization (frontend perf)
  • Compilers (Understanding under-the-hood concepts)
  • Agile Methods (XP / SOLID / DRY / Conway's Law / ...)
  • Functional Programming
  • Caching
  • Optimization Strategies


Thanks to the tweet by Jordan Scales which inspired to create this curated list of computer science topics that maybe useful for any frontend developer.

Thanks to

Jordan Scales

Justin Searls

Suz Hinton

Sunil Pai

Henry Zhu

Max Stoiber

Max Goldstein

Trevor Brindle

Addy Osmani


This is just a number of topics fetched from other tweets in reply. PRs are much appreciated to make this list better.

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