The Benefits of Hoisting in JavaScript

JavaScript’s concept of hoisting involves moving variable and function declarations to the beginning of their respective scopes before code execution, which can be useful in certain contexts. However, proper management is necessary to avoid potential issues. Elizabeth Mabishi, a software developer based in Nairobi, Kenya and working for Works, recently shared a helpful tutorial on that explains the practical applications and implications of hoisting in JavaScript.

  • A brief and to-the-point overview of lifting
  • Guidance on Lifting Variables
  • Various Ways to Use Hoisting
  • Order of Precedence
  • Elevating the Snuff Box
  • General Efficiency

Discover why you might need to call functions before they are explicitly defined in your code.

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