JavaScript Symbols: But Why?

Visit the original version of this article on Medium.

Here's another post I wrote for my employer, Intrinsic. It covers an interesting new addition to the language. From the article:

Symbols, the newest JavaScript primitive, bring a few benefits to the language and are particularly useful when used as object properties. But, what can they do for us that strings cannot?

You can read the whole piece here: JavaScript Symbols: But Why?

Thomas Hunter II Avatar

Thomas is the author of Advanced Microservices and is a prolific public speaker with a passion for reducing complex problems into simple language and diagrams. His career includes working at Fortune 50's in the Midwest, co-founding a successful startup, and everything in between.