In ES15 some new methods were added to the String object. For instance, now there’s a repeat method.
Destructuring is a new feature in ES2015 which allows us to declare or assign values to variables. It’s a very powerful way of doing that. It might sound a little confusing at first, but it really is very simple once you tried a few times.
In ES2015 there’s a new way to declare variables, it’s the let keyword which declares a block scope variable. Block scope variable? What does that mean exactly?
So, the last time a posted something on this blog it was almost two years ago. And, although I kept learning new things during this time, I didn’t really feel like writing.
OK, I admit, this post is very specific and it serves more so that I will never again forget how to do this.
Recently I had to prepare two development machines, a new notebook with Windows 8 and a VM running Windows 7 and honestly, as much as I like a new machine, wasting a lot of time installing applications and configuring them is not something I find entertaining. Besides, there are always some things that I’m not used to doing every day, and by the time I need to do it, I don’t remember how. For instance, how do I generate an RSA key for use with ssh?
Even today, after many TEDs listened and watched, my favorite is still one from 2007.