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Wassim Chegham
Wassim Chegham

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I miss you, var.

This is my open poem for the JavaScript var:

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Joe Buckle

Nah - good riddance var. Long live let & const ;)

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Adam Crockett • Edited on

They should have made var behave like let and just add const. Or make everything immutable by default. I dislike the whole 3 variable assignment keywords, I'd welcome the trillions of breaking changes.

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Fernando Sávio • Edited on

I understand the feeling, but they probably didn't do it this way to avoid breaking backwards compatibility.
They should do it right from the beginning.

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Eugene Karataev

Nowdays even const is considered as a mistake 😅

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Adam Crockett

Constant complaining from the js community. 😆

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Ben Lovy

They should do it right from the beginning

Hindsight is 20/20

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Fernando Sávio

Far enough.
That was an unhappy statement, at least I learned a new word. thanks 😬

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Ben Lovy

Not saying you're wrong, just that it's not trivial :)

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Adam Crockett

Ahh 2020 the only year I can make jokes about my vision.

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Adam Crockett

Sadly a time machine written in early JavaScript probably wouldn't work very well 🥳 Merry Christmas

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AliTaheriMotlagh

we should make a movie about it.

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Zachary Stone

So like a Marvel movie? Or should I say.. Varvel? I will see myself out.

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AliTaheriMotlagh

varpider man.

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Jaime 🔥🧙‍♂️🔥

You should make it a song 😁