Rediscovering JavaScript

Master ES6, ES7, and ES8



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Price$37.94 - $44.49
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AuthorVenkat Subramaniam
PublisherThe Pragmatic Programmers
Published2018
Pages286
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaper book / ebook (PDF)
ISBN-101680505467
ISBN-139781680505467
EBook Hardcover Paperback

JavaScript is a black swan that no one, including the author of the language, thought would become a popular and ubiquitous language. Not long ago, it was the most hated and feared language you could use to program the web. JavaScript ES6 and beyond has gone through a significant makeover. Troublesome features have been replaced with better, elegant, more reliable alternatives. This book includes many practical examples and exercises to help you learn in depth. It will not bore you with idiosyncrasies and arcane details intended for bad interview questions. Instead, it takes you into key features that you can readily use in your day-to-day projects.

Whether you program the frontend or the server side, you can now write concise, elegant, and expressive JavaScript with newer features like default parameters, template literals, rest and spread operators, destructuring, arrow functions, and generators. Take it up a notch with features like infinite series, promises, async, and metaprogramming to create flexible, powerful, and extensible libraries. While the evolved features of the language will draw you in, the hundreds of examples in this book will pin the concepts down for you to use on your projects. Take command of modern JavaScript and unlock your potential to create powerful applications.


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