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JavaScript Allongé

Programming from Functions to Classes in ECMAScript 2015

by Reginald Braithwaite

JavaScript Allongé

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A long pull of functions, combinators, & decorators, written in modern JavaScript.

"Spent the afternoon reading @raganwald's JavaScript Allongé, the Six Edition. Highly recommended. Let the refactoring begin!" - Marcus Vorwaller

"I think it's one of the best tech books I've read since Sedgewick's Algorithms in C." - Andrey Sidorov

"Your explanation of closures in JavaScript Allongé is the best I've read." - Emehrkay

"It's a different approach to JavaScript than you'll find in most other places and shines a light on some of the more elegant parts of JavaScript the language." - @jeremymorrell

"This book is awesome and blowing my mind in a great way." - Johnathan Mukai

"Enjoying Javascript Allonge... I think it's the best discussion of functional programming in js I've found so far." - Nicholas Faiz

"Reading JavaScript Allongé by @raganwald. This book is so good that it's blowing my mind." - Guillermo Pascual

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-SA). You can download JavaScript Allongé ebook for free in PDF format (22.1 MB).

Table of Contents

 
A Pull of the Lever: Prefaces
 
Prelude: Values and Expressions over Coffee
 
A Rich Aroma: Basic Numbers
 
The first sip: Basic Functions
 
Recipes with Basic Functions
 
Picking the Bean: Choice and Truthiness
 
Composing and Decomposing Data
 
Recipes with Data
 
A Warm Cup: Basic Strings and Quasi-Literals
 
Stir the Allongé: Objects and State
 
Recipes with Objects, Mutations, and State
 
The Coffee Factory: "Object-Oriented Programming"
 
Served by the Pot: Collections
 
A Coffeehouse: Symbols
 
Life on the Plantation: Metaobjects
 
Decaffeinated: Impostors
 
Finish the Cup: Constructors and Classes
 
Recipes with Constructors and Classes
 
Colourful Mugs: Symmetry, Colour, and Charm
 
Con Panna: Composing Class Behaviour
 
More Decorators
 
More Decorator Recipes
 
Closing Time at the Coffeeshop: Final Remarks
 
The Golden Crema: Appendices and Afterwords

Book Details

Title
JavaScript Allongé
Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
Leanpub
Published
2019
Pages
511
Edition
6
Language
English
PDF Size
22.1 MB
License
CC BY-SA

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