Message from JavaScript discussions

July 2017

— Exactly, this is how hoisting works


Currently JS provides us with very inconsistent ways of determining if a variable is undeclared versus unassigned... you are forced into relying on a reference error

— But the parser knows... if we had some abstraction like the hash thing, we could know

— It would mean so much for debugging and monitoring of scopes

— nubilfi welcome :)

— TRGWII I forgot to mention about the wordwrap function, the senior engineer agrees with you on that the regex makes it less readable

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— It is basically embedding logic in a cryptic string and I even forgot which S/s was for non whitespace and vice versa

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— So yeah, you were right haha

— Yeah, regexp is pretty much a bad thing almost always

— Except for email validation, you don't want to do that yourself

— Did you get the job?

— No they wanted a senior React engineer and apparently the recruiter did not communicate well with them

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