Learn ECMAScript - Second Edition

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  • Implement methods associated with objects as per the latest ECMAScript specification
  • Make use of the latest features of ECMAScript
  • Make use of many new APIs in HTML5 and modern JavaScript implementation
  • Use SharedArrayBuffers for superfast concurrent and parallel programming
  • Perform asynchronous programming with JavaScript
  • Implement the best ways and practices to perform modular programming in JavaScript

Learn ECMAScript explores implementation of the latest ECMAScript features to add to your developer toolbox, helping you to progress to an advanced level. Learn to add 1 to a variable andsafely access shared memory data within multiple threads to avoid race conditions.

You’ll start the book by building on your existing knowledge of JavaScript, covering performing arithmetic operations, using arrow functions and dealing with closures. Next, you will grasp the most commonly used ECMAScript skills such as reflection, proxies, and classes. Furthermore, you’ll learn modularizing the JS code base, implementing JS on the web and how the modern HTML5 + JS APIs provide power to developers on the web. Finally, you will learn the deeper parts of the language, which include making JavaScript multithreaded with dedicated and shared web workers, memory management, shared memory, and atomics. It doesn’t end here; this book is 100% compatible with ES.Next.

By the end of this book, you'll have fully mastered all the features of ECMAScript!

  • Grasp the latest features of ECMAScript and the best way to use it in production code
  • Learn newly added native APIs to JS Engine and perform tasks efficiently with a cleaner code base
  • Understand the more complex sides of JavaScript such as the inheritance model, low-level memory management, multithreaded environments, and web workers
Page Count 298
Course Length 8 hours 56 minutes
ISBN 9781788620062
Date Of Publication 26 Feb 2018


Mehul Mohan

Mehul Mohan is an independent developer and a security researcher. Currently, he is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in computer science at BITS Pilani. He aims to provide free technical knowledge to all through his website “codedamn”. He loves reading about techy stuff and you’ll often find him creating programming tutorials on his YouTube channel, codedamn; he has over 50,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel. He has been acknowledged by companies such as Google, Microsoft, Sony, Envoy, InVision, and such for his contribution as a security researcher.

Narayan Prusty

Narayan Prusty is a full-stack developer. He works as a consultant for various start-ups around the world. He has worked on various technologies and programming languages but is very passionate about JavaScript, WordPress, Ethereum, Solr, React, Cordova, MongoDB, and AWS. Apart from consulting for various start-ups, he also runs a blog titled QNimate and a video tutorial site titled QScutter, where he shares information about a lot of the technologies he works on.