JavaScript for PHP Geeks: ES6/ES2015 (New JavaScript)

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Guess what? JavaScript has evolved, in a big way. Did you know a new major version of JavaScript was released... in 2015!? Yep, and it's packed with so many new features and syntaxes, when you see code written in "new" JavaScript, it can be barely recognizable at first. But these new features are taking over the web. Let's embrace them!

  • Babel! Because you need to compile new JavaScript
  • ES6/ECMAScript2015/Harmony: Good things have many names
  • New Object-Oriented Classes!!?
  • The mysterious (amazing) new "arrow" callback syntax
  • The ...spread Operator
  • Object.assign
  • var, let and const
  • Object literal shorthand
  • Computed Property Names
  • Default function argument values
  • Destructuring Assignment

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Questions? Conversation?

  • 2017-02-22 Victor Bocharsky

    Hey Shiraats,

    We're working on it right now, I think first releases will be at the end of Feb, begin of March. Anyways, this course is the first one in our release schedule ;)

    Cheers!

  • 2017-02-22 Shiraats

    Hi
    Thanks for all the great tuts. Just wanted to know when you guys will be starting the ES6 course. Really looking forward to it

  • 2017-01-12 weaverryan

    Haha, well THANK you - that's a huge compliment :D. Unfortunately, mobile dev is probably a bit too far outside of our area to make a screencast. MAYBE sometime in the future we'll expand more, but probably not soon enough to help you on this one topic.

    Cheers!

  • 2017-01-11 garfieldmypet

    Hi, there,

    I know this might be not relevant to this series of tutorial. However, your video is so excellent that I have to ask this. Will you consider doing a new series of tutorial about Mobile Programming such as Android Programming? I am really interested to learn Android and yet there aren't any good video tutorials out there that is good.

  • 2017-01-03 garfieldmypet

    That is excellent! Thank you so much for letting me know!

  • 2017-01-02 weaverryan

    Yo!

    Absolutely! We'll release the "JavaScript for PHP Geeks" first (https://knpuniversity.com/t... and then move down to this tutorial and keep going after that on the others :). There's no release date yet, but the first tutorial will start coming out this week or next.

    Cheers!

  • 2016-12-30 garfieldmypet

    Hi, there,

    Is this course still in plan? Hopefully you will let me know.