CHAPTER 2

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Documenting JavaScript

In the previous chapter, we looked at object-oriented JavaScript and coding conventions. The purpose of writing OO code and establishing conventions is to ensure that the code is legible and understandable for a developer. A JavaScript engine in a browser isn’t concerned about how neatly your code is written, or whether it makes sense to you—it merely follows a set of rules on whatever it’s been given. It’s more important for you and your team to understand the code you’ve written and how to work with it as this simplifies the task of maintaining your code base. Code maintainability means that teams of any size ...

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