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Like it or not, ECMAScript 6 is going to have classes. The concept of classes in JavaScript has always been polarizing. There are some who love the classless
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I totally agree Bjorn. Upon further reading I found that it doesn't actually change how JavaScript works or do anything to force you to use classes.  Instead it makes minor additions and changes which make it easier to setup object types.  Currently it's verbose, confusing and hard for new developers to grasp compared to other languages.  No worries though, JavaScript is still JavaScript :)
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Great article. I've always thought the definition of onload was a bit fuzzy. 
It's a good question so I wanted to post my response for others who might be wondering the same thing. An increasing number of websites load resources after the window.onload event. In fact, 8 of the ...
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  • Stanford University
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    Senior Software Engineer, 2014 - present
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    Senior Software Engineer, 2014 - 2014
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    Senior Software Engineer, 2012 - 2014
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