JavaScript is Good, Actually - Ash Furrow


15 bookmarks. First posted by pks may 2018.


If you’ve never worked with modern JavaScript before, it might look a little weird. But I would bet that you understand the gist of what this code is and does.…
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may 2018 by timwburch
The subtext of many discussions around building software in Electron and React/Native involve this assumption that JavaScript is bad. There is a kind of unspoken understanding that JavaScript developers are stuck writing it, that either: That’s not tru...
may 2018 by jokela
That’s not true. This framing discounts a tonne of developers – thousands and thousands of us – that enjoy writing JavaScript. Not because it just happens to be popular or that we are forced to, either. Language like this robs JavaScript developers of our agency, treating us/our decisions/our preferences as invalid or even accidental.

The fact is, we enjoy writing JavaScript because JavaScript is a good language. I’ll explain later.
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may 2018 by 1luke2