The Benefits of Hoisting in JavaScript

Hoisting is a concept in JavaScript which can be used to bring the declarations of variables and functions to the beginning of their respective scopes before the code is executed. While this technique can be beneficial in certain situations, it can cause issues if not properly managed. Elizabeth Mabishi, a software developer based in Nairobi, Kenya, who works for Works, recently published a helpful tutorial on Scotch.io, outlining the potential uses and implications of hoisting.

  • Concise introduction to lifting
  • Lifting Variables: A Guide
  • Several Hoisting Uses
  • Priority order
  • Raising the Snuff Box
  • Overall efficiency

Here you will find the answer to the question “why” you may call functions before you actually created them in your code.

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