You can't master programming just by reading books, but it will surely help you get started. Vue offers an excellent documentation, but books can guide you through developing your first SPAs, setting up testing or other topics more deeply when you need it.
So have a look at some high-quality Vue.js Books to dive 🏊 into your new favourite framework!
The entries are sorted by new, not by preference as every one of you will need a different focus when learning Vue.js.
Heitor Ramon Ribeiro wrote one of the first comprehensive books guiding you through building comprehensive single page apps (SPAs) with the new features of Vue 3 and TypeScript. It shows you how to migrate your Vue 2 apps to Vue 3 as well.
Edd Yerburgh, the author of the official testing utility, wrote this book to help you getting started with testing methods. It's full of practical examples, and it guides you through running tests for an app with the Jest framework. While it's focused on testing a Vue app, this will teach you all general best testing practices!
Flavio Copes put together a free 120-pages e-book full of Vue.js Essentials. Additionally, you’ll get his Vue Cheat Sheet, a printable reference for the most important directives, properties and methods to get started!
published 06/26/2018, updated with reader feedback
Fullstack.io added a Vue.js Guide to their collection of awesome developer ressources! It's a very practical book written by Hassan Djirdeh that will get you coding in no time. You can also buy additional screencasts for more in-depth guidance.
We especially love that the guide will be updated regularly to keep it up-to-date.
published 03/21/2018, continually updated
This book by Callum Macrae starts with the basics of Vue.js and helps you become fit to develop a SPA with custom components by the end of it. It also talks about maintainable codebases and important Vue libraries for routing and state management.
This book will help you put together the building blocks of development. Frontend & Backend. Vue.js, Vuex, Laravel, Webpack, VueRouter, Passport,.. learn how to use it all together in a single app.
While also covering all the basics to help you publish your own apps with Vue.js, this book also gives you advice on important "side-issues" like SEO, build tools and preprocessors, SSR, UX and animations. It gives valuable directions for (new-ish) developers, guiding through the process of building 6 different applications from scratch.
The second and updated version of "The Majesty of Vue.js" is directed to developers new to the framework and those who want to migrate to Vue.js 2. Through easy-to-follow examples and exercises you will learn to apply the concepts presented in the book.
This book will help you to understand the structure of Bootstrap 4 and how to integrate it with Vue.js. If you don't really have experience with the two frameworks, this book is a good starting point. It will also show you how to test your app and how to deploy it using Firebase – so you'll be able to create & publish your first app quickly.
The Vue.js Cookbook delivers solutions to common problems when developing with Vue.js. It also dives into the fundamentals of Vue.js (reactivity, data-binding, component-based structure,..)