Understanding ECMAScript 6: The Definitive Guide for JavaScript Developers (Nicholas C. Zakas)

 
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Understanding ECMAScript 6: The Definitive Guide for JavaScript Developers (Nicholas C. Zakas)

This book serves as a transitional manual for ECMAScript 5 to 6. Because it is not environment-specific, web developers and Node.js developers can both benefit from it.

For readers who are already familiar with JavaScript and ECMAScript 5, this book serves as a reference. Although a thorough knowledge of the language is not required to utilize this book, it is beneficial to comprehend the variations between ECMAScript 5 and 6. This book is specially designed for JavaScript developers who wish to learn about the language's future in both the browser and Node.js environments.

For those who have never written JavaScript, this book is not for you. To use this book, you'll need to have a solid foundational understanding of the language. You'll discover:

  • How ECMAScript 6 class syntax relates to more familiar JavaScript concepts
  • What makes iterators and generators useful
  • How arrow functions differ from regular functions
  • Ways to store data with sets, maps, and more
  • The power of inheritance
  • How to improve asynchronous programming with promises
  • How modules change the way you organize code

Whether you're a web developer or a Node.js developer, you'll find this book indispensable on your journey from ECMAScript 5 to ECMAScript 6.

Ebook Details

About the Authors
Since 2000, Nicholas C. Zakas has specialized in front-end development while working on web applications. He is well known for his writing and public speaking on front-end best practices. During his five years at Yahoo! as the lead frontend engineer for the Yahoo! home page, he developed his experience. He is the author of several books, including Professional JavaScript for Web Developers and The Principles of Object-Oriented JavaScript (No Starch Press) (Wrox).
Published
Published Date / Year
1 edition (September 3, 2016); Leanpub (2015)
License(s)
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License
Hardcover
352 pages
eBook Format
HTML (free), PDF, Mobi, and ePub
ISBN-10
1593277571
ISBN-13
978-1593277574

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