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ES7 and ES8 Features

Everything You Need to Know About ES7/ES2016 and ES8/ES2017 ECMAScript Standard

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ES7/ES2016 and ES8/ES2017 are here, and they have some great new features that coders need to understand in order to take advantage of the new standards. We’re going to give you a clear and deep dive into these new features so that you can continue to write exceptional code that “wows.”

Below are the key features that we’ll cover.

ES7 features:

1. Array.prototype.includes

2. Exponentiation Operator

The finished 2017 (ES8) proposals are:

1. Object.values/Object.entries

2. String padding

3. Object.getOwnPropertyDescriptors

4. Trailing commas in function parameter lists and calls

5. Async Functions

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Azat Mardan
Azat Mardan

Azat is a Technology Fellow at Capital One, and a JavaScript/Node.js expert with several online courses and 12 books published on the topic, including best-sellers React Quickly (Manning, 2017), Full Stack JavaScript (Apress, 2015), Practical Node.js (Apress, 2014) and Pro Express.js (Apress, 2014).

Two of Azat's books, Rapid Prototyping with JS and Express.js Guide, were best-sellers on Amazon in their category!

Two of Azat's books, Rapid Prototyping with JS and Express.js Guide, are best-sellers on Amazon

Azat published multiple top selling video courses on Udemy before shifting his focus on growing Node University and providing FREE quality education in tech and IT. One of his courses has over 7,500 students and 4.2/5 star average!

Azat's course Node Program was the top Node course on Udemy

In 2016 alone, Azat spoke at over a dozen of tech conferences including JSConf Iceland, Node Summit, Node Interactive Europe, Node Interactive America, ConFoo, ForwardJS, All Things Open, Great Wide Open and many others.

Azat Mardan speaking at Node Interactive Europe 2016

Azat Mardan speaking at Node Interactive Europe 2016

In his spare time, Azat writes about tech on Webapplog.com, speaks at conferences and contributes to open-source. Before becoming an expert in Node.js, Azat finished his Master’s in Information Systems Technology; and worked at U.S. federal government agencies, small startups and big corporations with various technologies such as Java, SQL, PHP, Ruby, etc.

Azat Mardan speaking at the Great Wide Open 2016 conference

Azat is passionate about technology and finance, as well as new disruptive ways of educating and empowering people.

Azat spoke at over two dozen tech conferences including Node Interactive, JSConf, All Things Open, NationJS, ForwardJS, HolyJS, NDC, ConFoo, QCon, GDG DevFest, etc. and shared a platform with dev celebrities such as Douglas Crockford, Christian Heilmann, Jeff Atwood, Dan Shaw, Mikeal Rogers, John Papa, Axel Rauschmayer, Kyle Simpso, Samer Buna, James Halliday, Maxwell Ogden, Rey Bango and others.

Azat worked in the same teams with prominent tech people such as Raquel Vélez (first engineer at npm), Jim Jagielski (founder of Apache Foundation), Mitch Pirtle (co-founder of Joomla!).

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