Content tagged as 'Prototype'

Here is a list of all the content that has been tagged as prototype.

Node.js Asynchronicity and Callback Nesting

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AKA callback hell, temple of doom, often the functions that are nested are anonymous and often they are implicit closures. When it comes to asynchronicity in JavaScript, callbacks are our bread and butter. In saying that, often the best way to use them is by abstracting them behind more elegant APIs.

Exploring JavaScript Prototypes

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My intention with this post is to arm our developers with enough information around JavaScript prototypes to know when they are the right tool for the job as opposed to other constructs when considering how to create polymorphic JavaScript that’s performant and easy to maintain.

JavaScript Object Creation Patterns

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What are the differences in creating an object by way of simple function invocation, vs using a constructor vs creating an object using the object literal notation vs function application?