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Discussion on: 17 Pro JavaScript tricks you didn't know

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Rahul Author

I agree. But you know the pro version is better when you know many things about JS and doing big projects. I too had some doubt when writing this.

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Zhitomir Oreshenski

It is not readable and maintainable in the long run.

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Hans Spaans

I wouldn't say better as it reduces the readability and maintainability of the code a lot. Having a language with strict type casting may seem a hassle for some, but it saves you hours of debugging in the long run. It was one of the significant reasons for the development of TypeScript and as a goal for both PHP 7 and Python 4.

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Rahul Author

People write codes with their read comfort ability.

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Seanmclem

Pretty much the #1 rule when learning programming is to not only write for yourself but with future coders and teammates in mind.

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Mišo

Sorry, but I have to strongly disagree. Please don't make people think it's better to complicate things. The Noob version is actually a Pro especially in big projects. I already wrote it here dev.to/misobelica/comment/15b21

JS is not the best language even without these quirks. We should know them but consider them a very sad code smell and not a Pro version.

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Rahul Author

I'm sorry sir. When i will post again something related to this i will surely keep this in mind. Currently i'm writing through my phone so it will be hard for me to do. I'm sorry once again