Tag: object

Rethinking JavaScript Object Enumeration

I’ve been trying to take more conscious advantage of Objects in JavaScript, but that doesn’t come without it’s quirks. This article explores alternatives to Object enumeration, which I naively thought to be limited in possibilities. I’m striving to become familiar enough with JavaScript not only to be quickly enlightened by these alternative approaches, but also […]

Posted: May 03, 2013

The JavaScript arguments object…and beyond

I’m not ashamed to admit that the arguments object is something I learned about just now. I’m not sure how unique it is to JavaScript, but essentially you’re automagically given an object containing all of the arguments passed to the current function. That’s just the start though… it’s a pretty quirky thing to play around […]

Posted: May 03, 2013

Revisiting JavaScript Objects

We’ve been little reluctant to adopt ES5 features, especially due to browser compatibility issues. We rarely see production code that make use of these features. However, all modern browsers (ie. IE9, FF4, Opera 12 & Chrome) do have JavaScript engines that implement the ES5 standard. Also, ES5 features can be used in Node.js based projects […]

Posted: January 16, 2013

Essential ActionScript 3.0 Book Review

Essential ActionScript 3.0 by Colin Moock is an in depth resource for learning AS3. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone looking to really learn the ins and outs of AS3.

Posted: August 11, 2008