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Understanding ECMAScript 6

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ECMAScript 6 represents the biggest change to the core of JavaScript in the history of the language. Not only does the sixth edition add new object types, but also new syntax and exciting new capabilities. The result of years of study and debate, ECMAScript 6 reached feature complete status in 2014. While it will take a bit of time before all JavaScript environments suppor ...more
ebook, 321 pages
Published March 11th 2017 by leanpub
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Vilius
Sep 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Written for people who already know javascript and just want to find out about new features in es6. Brief and straight to the point.
Daniel R.
Feb 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
A comprehensive review of the changes to JavaScript introduced by ECMAScript 6 (aka ECMAScript 2015). The chapters are organized well starting with the changes you are most likely to use on a daily basis and progressing to more advanced changes later on. There is a great mix of explanation and code samples throughout the book. Certain chapters like "Proxies and Reflection API" I found excessively repetitive and feel the concepts could have been conveyed much more succinctly. Overall a great guid ...more
Arthur
Dec 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Nicholas did a great job of going into detail of ECMAScript 2015. Would be great if he used more ES6 syntax in his own code examples when given the chance but it wasn't a big problem.
Anton Antonov
Oct 03, 2016 rated it liked it
One of the better ES6 learning materials out there.

It's fairly short and simply straight to the point.

In my opinion, book has a slight imbalance of text and code examples. It could use more of the later and improve with a bit more realistic examples.

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JS -> ES6, well done
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Nicholas C. Zakas is a front-end consultant, author, and speaker. He worked at Yahoo! for almost five years, where he was front-end tech lead for the Yahoo! homepage and a contributor to the YUI library. He is the author of Maintainable JavaScript (O’Reilly, 2012), Professional JavaScript for Web Developers (Wrox, 2012), High Performance JavaScript
(O’Reilly, 2010), and Professional Aj
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