Last updated on 2019-10-29
About the Book
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Intro. Few words about the book
- A brief history of the book
- Structure of the book
- Who this book is for?
- Typographic conventions
- What’s the best way for following the examples?
- Errata and other requests
- About the author
- Intro. Few words about the book
- ECMAScript, and other technical terms
- Strings, numbers, variables and all in between
- Standing on the shoulders of a giant object
- Global Execution Context and Call Stack
- Callback hell and Promises
- Promises and error handling
- Promises and Microtask Queue
- Asynchronous evolution: from Promises to async/await
- Global madness
- Demystifying closures
- The need for closures
- Hoisting, we need to talk
- Everything is an object!
- Creating and linking objects
- Checking the “linkage”
- Class illusion
- Demystifying “this”
- Rule number 1: falling back to the global “this”
- Rule number 2: when “this” is my host object
- Rule number 3: tell me who is “this”
- Rule number 4: “new” binding
- Arrow functions and “this”
- BONUS exercise: Creeping into “this”
- When a number becomes a string
- I’m not a number!
- Comparison operators: equal equal or not?
- Primitives and objects
- The Document Object Model
- Nodes, elements, and DOM manipulation
- DOM and events
- REST API and XMLHttpRequest
- Asynchronous evolution: from XMLHttpRequest to Fetch
- Rebuilding the Fetch API from scratch (for fun and profit)
Chapter 10. HTML forms and playing with the storage API
- A re-introduction to HTML forms
- HTML forms in action
- Extracting data from an HTML form
- Getting to know localStorage and laying out our classes
- Interacting with localStorage and “this” comes to bite again
Chapter 11. First steps with TypeScript
- Laying down the foundations
- Getting started with TypeScript
- Digging deeper into TypeScript types
- TypeScript types, objects, and interfaces
- Narrowing types, Partial, and type aliases
- Assembling a TypeScript class
- Wiring up our classes and a bit of JSDoc
Part 3 - Appendix
- Chapter 11. First steps with TypeScript
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