Understanding ECMAScript 6: The Definitive Guide for JavaScript Developers (Paperback)

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Understanding ECMAScript 6: The Definitive Guide for JavaScript Developers (Paperback)

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ECMAScript 6 represents the biggest update to the core of JavaScript in the history of the language. In Understanding ECMAScript 6, expert developer Nicholas C. Zakas provides a complete guide to the object types, syntax, and other exciting changes that ECMAScript 6 brings to JavaScript. Every chapter is packed with example code that works in any JavaScript environment so you’ll be able to see new features in action.

You’ll learn:
–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 Understanding ECMAScript 6 indispensable on your journey from ECMAScript 5 to ECMAScript 6.
Nicholas C. Zakas has been working on web applications since 2000, focusing on frontend development, and is known for writing and speaking about frontend best practices. He honed his experience during his five years at Yahoo!, where he was principal frontend engineer for the Yahoo! home page. He is the author of several books, including The Principles of Object-Oriented JavaScript (No Starch Press) and Professional JavaScript for Web Developers (Wrox).
Product Details ISBN: 9781593277574
ISBN-10: 1593277571
Publisher: No Starch Press
Publication Date: August 16th, 2016
Pages: 352
Language: English
“Recommended to any JavaScript user looking to grok ES6.”
—The MagPi

“This book is for existing JavaScript coders who want to keep their skills sharp.”
—Network Security

Understanding ECMAScript 6 is now essential for all web developers. This book will help you get started.”
—Modelus