How it feels to learn JavaScript in 2016

Naveen Chawla naveen.chwl at gmail.com
Fri Oct 27 05:57:10 UTC 2017


kai zhu, why are you transitioning projects at all? As mentioned in a
previous discussion, I recommend transitioning as you encounter code to be
worked on, no need to transition in one go. Otherwise, just leave working
projects as they are! After all, TC39 has a mission to "not break the web"!

On Fri, 27 Oct 2017 at 11:18 kai zhu <kaizhu256 at gmail.com> wrote:

> tc39 should have staggered the release of so many high-impact changes
> over es6/es7/es8/etc.
>
> es6 is essentially javascript++, like c/c++.  you can't expect senior
> c programmers to trivially transition projects to c++, or for existing
> c toolings to automatically extend to c++.
>
> On 10/27/17, Mark <mark at heyimmark.com> wrote:
> > kai, what do you think would've been a better alternative? (Honestly
> > curious)
> >
> > On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 1:27 AM kai zhu <kaizhu256 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> tc39 is partly to blame for promoting the perception of javascript
> >> language instability, which promotes tooling instability.
> >>
> >> generators, es modules, destructing, let, fat arrows have caused
> >> tremendous harm to tooling stability, which has made
> >> frontend-development hell for everyone.
> >>
> >>
> >> On 10/27/17, Jordan Harband <ljharb at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > aka "how it feels to learn"?
> >> >
> >> > A decent response:
> >> >
> >>
> https://medium.com/front-end-hacking/how-it-feels-to-learn-javascript-in-2017-a934b801fbe
> >> >
> >> > On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 3:38 PM, J Decker <d3ck0r at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> (humor?)
> >> https://hackernoon.com/how-it-feels-to-learn-javascript-in-2016-
> >> >> d3a717dd577f
> >> >>
> >> >> It all seemed so simple....
> >> >>
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