ES6: arrow functions
ES6 provides a new way to create functions using the
=> operator. These functions are
called arrow functions. Arrow functions have a shorter, more concise syntax.
ES6: spread operator and rest parameters
The ES6 spread operator and rest parameter is represented by the
... token. The usage of this
token will determine if it’s a spread or rest operation.
ES6: default parameters
ES6 provides a new syntax to assign default values to function parameters. You might be familiar with this concept from languages like Ruby, PHP or C++ and it’s about time that this was baked into the language.
ES6: let and const
ES6 introduces the new
let keyword makes it possible to declare block scoped variables.
This blog post explores function scope, block scope and how it relates to the
const keywords. It also briefly discusses
something known as the Temporal Dead Zone (TDZ).
Before we get to block scope let’s talk a little about function scope.
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