Xah Web Dev Blog Archive 2017-03
TypeScript Tutorial (basics of using TypeScript to translate ES2015 to ES5)
JS: Method Chaining and Function Composition (added ES2015 version)
JS: SVG Clock (now js ES2015 code in TypeScript)
JS: Range Function for Array (new ES2015 function)
JS: “instanceof” Operator (major rewrite)
JS: Date Object (minor update)
JS: Stopwatch (updated, added JS ES2015 code.)
Google Chrome has disabled the
chrome://plugins settings page, starting with Google Chrome version 57 (released in 2017 March)
JS: Object.prototype.valueOf (new page)
JS: Array How-To (updated)
JS: List Properties (new page)
Google Releases a Open Source Serif Chinese Font
They are somewhat confusing and complex.
To understand them clearly, here's explanations, read in order.
JS: Number.prototype (now, the number object reference is complete.)
new pages on encoding url.
JS: Number Object (new page)
JS: Arrow Function (updated)
survey. Web Design: Serif or Sans-Serif? (updated)
JS: Function Parameters (updated for ES2015)
Spamer Email You Asking for Link Back
there's a new scam method. Real people email you, saying good things on your article, and ask you to link to their blog too.
although real person, but you can see the context is totally off. e.g. years old blog, or wrong community, non-specifics, etc.
The person is probably cheaply hired to look for web pages to email to ask for links.
If you do not reply, the person asks again in a couple of weeks. Repeat, up to 4 times.
See also: Web Spam, Scam, Blackhat SEO Collection
JS: Boolean Object (complete rewrite)
JS: Boolean.prototype (new page)
JS: true, false (complete write)
[see CSS: z-index]
JS: Array.prototype.find new in ES2015.
JS: Sparse Array (updated)
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