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Sep 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Clear and concise! Zakas' book "The Principles of Object-Oriented JavaScript" was a pleasure to read, having explained succinctly the core of the JavaScript language (ES5) in 92 pages! This sequel of sorts is around 300 pages long, because JavaScript (ES6) has grown so much since 2009. One other benefit of reading this book is that in many instances, Zakas takes the time and effort to highlight why new features in ES6 were added and why those features make writing code in JavaScript easier and s ...more
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May 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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With the increasing ES6 support in V8, every JS developer should be familiar with the new syntax features that it has to offer.

Nicholas C. Zakas does at amazing job at tackling most of the new features and providing really practical code examples of what it was in ES3, ES5 and how it could be done in ES6.

I especially liked the classes and class expressions sections where author showcases the equivalent of the new code.
Generators and Iterators are probably the most important section of the book a
Michael Koltsov
Nov 17, 2015 rated it liked it
This book is still a work in progress, therefore you can freely read it and contribute through Github.

From my point of view, this book should be considered not more than a manual listing most of the features of ECMAscript 2015 with examples. It's not yet finished, but imho i doubt that it will be more than a list of features.

On the other side, it can save you a lot of time if you're looking for one place to get familiarized with most of the new constructions that were added to JS recently and y
Mar 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Great in detail explanation of the new features of ES6. Clean, concise text with useful examples that make it easy to digest.
The best resource on ES6 I have read so far.
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Chinese: 尼古拉斯

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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