In addition to the major changes covered in this book, ECMAScript 6 incorporates several other smaller changes that are helpful in improving JavaScript. Those changes include making integers easier to use, adding new methods for calculations, tweaking Unicode identifiers, and formalizing the __proto__ property, all of which I describe in this appendix.

Working with Integers

JavaScript uses the IEEE 754 encoding system to represent integers and floats, which has caused much confusion over the years. The language takes great pains to ensure that developers don’t need to be concerned about the details of number encoding, ...

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