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Discussion on: Jan. 10, 2020: What did you learn this week?

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MarieWie

Since I am pretty much a coding and web dev newbie, this probably sounds underwhelming, but I learnt how the "forEach" method works in vanilla JavaScript. And I have also begun my research into frameworks for my first post-tutorial project.

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Nick Taylor (he/him) Author

Nothing underwhelming about learning. Keep at it!

You may find this post helpful as well. It talks briefly about various array methods.

Also, Sarah Edo made a great tool that you may find helpful.

Sarah Edo created a really awesome tool called JavaScript Array Explorer.

GitHub logo sdras / array-explorer

⚡️ A resource to help figure out what JavaScript array method would be best to use at any given time

JavaScript Array Explorer

When I was first learning array methods, I spent a lot of time digging through the docs to find the appropriate one, and I had to search one by one. I made this resource to help people find the correct array method a bit more naturally. You can narrow down what you want to do and explore until you find what's most useful to you.

Check out the site here: arrayexplorer.netlify.com/

Or if you prefer codepen: codepen.io/sdras/full/gogVRX/

I realize that there are about a million ways that this resource can be set up, and some of the taxonomy is necessarily opionionated. I tried to focus on what I thought would have helped me learn the best, rather than industry standard delineations (mutator, accessor, iteration, for example). There are a lot of resources that already divide the methods this way, so if that style of learning suits you…



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MarieWie

Oh, thanks for the article and the repo! And the encouraging response, of course!