I prefer strip boardhttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/StripboardUse graph paper to arrange the components and tracks. Try to use vertical trace and horizontal links rather than diagonal wires. It takes longer but looks better than a rats nest (Sorry, ChrisTenone )Weedpharma
For one-offs, I use sockets & wirewrap.
I prefer strip boardUse graph paper to arrange the components and tracks.
We were tough, we used graph paper. It worked for our parents etc etc etc.