About the Book
The worldwide best selling You Don't Know JS book series is back for a 2nd edition: You Don't Know JS Yet. All 6 books are brand new, rewritten to cover all sides of JS for 2020 and beyond. You'll still get in-depth coverage of the core language, applied in useful code organization patterns for your programs. And of course, through Kyle's unique perspective and conversational tone, explore passionate, reasoned debate of the most common questions developers face.
Scope & Closures, the second book in the new edition series, dives deep into how and why to organize variables into different buckets of scope, limiting scope over-exposure and improving code maintainability. On top of lexical scope, closure empowers functions with memory, preserving variables across calls. Modules leverage scope and closures to encapsulate data and behavior.
In Scope & Closures, you'll dig into:
- Nesting lexical scopes with functions and blocks, to limit scope exposure of variables
- Functions remembering variables through closure
- Modules, one of the most important code organization patterns in programming
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About the Author
Kyle Simpson is a human first and then an engineer. His mission is to show the world that the culture of empathy and relational information exchange are keys to unlocking the full potential of every human in the workplace. JS and open web technologies are among Kyle's favorite tools to augment human endeavors. Kyle has published 10+ books on JS, taught thousands of developers from teams around the world, and his training videos have been watched over 750,000 hours. He's still fighting for the people behind the pixels.