ES6 - JavaScript Improved

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ES6 – JavaScript Improved

What is the course about?

ES6 – JavaScript Improved
The course ES6 – JavaScript Improved is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Advanced. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

ECMAScript 6, or ES6, has brought about a ton of changes to the JavaScript programming language. In this course, you’ll explore those changes to learn about the latest features and improvements to the language including new keywords, arrow functions, the Class syntax, Promises, and so much more. Discover how much cleaner and more concise your JavaScript code can be!

Course description
  • ES6 – JavaScript Improved
  • 4 weeks
  • Updates to the JavaScript language
  • Syntax
  • Functions
  • Built-ins
  • Professional developer-fu
  • Learn new ways to define variables
  • Use destructuring to work more efficiently with arrays and objects
  • Explore a new method for looping using the for…of loop
  • Write cleaner and more concise functions using arrow functions
  • Learn how the `this` keyword behaves when working with arrow functions
  • Explore new ways to create extendable JavaScript classes and subclasses
  • Experiment with new object types for Sets, Maps, WeakSets, and WeakMaps
  • Handle asynchronous requests using JavaScript Promises
  • Learn how generators can be used to pause the execution of a function while also maintaining its own state
  • Write ES6 code for unsupported browsers with polyfills and transpilers
  • Use a transpiler to convert ES6 code to ES5 code
  • This course is ideal for developers who have experience with JavaScript and are looking to freshen up their skills. If you plan on learning a new framework like Angular or React, then this course is a perfect way to prepare you for the road ahead.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • The web is constantly changing and with JavaScript as the most popular programming language for both front-end and back-end web development, it’s important to keep up with the latest advances and improvements in the language. ES6 includes major changes in syntax and language features that can help you write better, cleaner code. Stay up-to-date in the professional world of web development, and learn what’s happening in JavaScript today.

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ES6 – JavaScript Improved

Course Topic

Computer Science, Programming

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Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



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ES6 – JavaScript Improved

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Computer Science, Programming