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Organising JavaScript helpers

Introduction Since 2015 ECMAScript switched to yearly releases and they also switched to new naming format: ES_{Year}. With the arrival of ES6 or to be correct, ES 2015 we got support for classes in JavaScript. Also, we got new keywords: import and export. And this can make the code much cleaner and easier to work with. […]

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Generators in JavaScript – Introduction

Introduction to generators A generator function is a special kind of function that was introduced in ES2015 (ES6). In JavaScript once we start a function it has to run to its completion. However, generator functions enable us to create functions that another code can reenter multiple times. Furthermore, nothing from outside of the generation function […]

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JavaScript Iterators

Introduction When we talk about iterators there are two main protocols to be aware of: iterables and iterators. Iterables are data structures that can be iterated. Such example is array, since we can loop through every element of array. Iterator is a simple interface for looping through data – looping through iterable. Iterator is an object […]

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JavaScript Symbols

JavaScript Symbols – Introduction Symbol is a primitive data type in JavaScript. Symbols represent a way to define object keys that will  never get in conflict with other keys. Since they are one of the primitive data types they are immutable. Their main purpose is to serve as an identifier for object’s properties.   Symbols […]

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Decorators with TypeScript

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the TypeScript series

Introduction JavaScript decorators are a special kind of declaration. Decorators can be attached to both class declaration and class method declaration. Furthermore, they can be attached to accessor and property declaration. Finally, they can also be attached to parameter declaration. If you come from backend world and you have worked with C# or Java you […]

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