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Discussion on: What to do with lists of things in JavaScript

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Klemen Slavič Author

Heh, true. There were things like the Prototype library that extended the prototypes to fill the gap somewhat, but that just made it harder for language designers to implement the built-in objects without breaking the web in the process.

To be honest, the prototype methods are mainly just syntactic sugar, and I'm currently working on a followup series of articles and a secret project to explain the application of this in a much broader context. :)