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  • Iowa State University
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kjbrum / README.md
Last active Apr 27, 2020
Scripts for removing popups
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gaearon / modern_js.md
Last active Oct 23, 2021
Modern JavaScript in React Documentation
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If you haven’t worked with JavaScript in the last few years, these three points should give you enough knowledge to feel comfortable reading the React documentation:

  • We define variables with let and const statements. For the purposes of the React documentation, you can consider them equivalent to var.
  • We use the class keyword to define JavaScript classes. There are two things worth remembering about them. Firstly, unlike with objects, you don't need to put commas between class method definitions. Secondly, unlike many other languages with classes, in JavaScript the value of this in a method [depends on how it is called](https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/Jav
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caseywatts / bookmarkleting.md
Last active Oct 22, 2021
Making Bookmarklets
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This is one chapter of my "Chrome Extension Workshops" tutorial, see the rest here: https://gist.github.com/caseywatts/8eec8ff974dee9f3b247

Unrelated update: my book is out! Debugging Your Brain is an applied psychology / self-help book

Making Bookmarklets

I'm feeling very clever. I've got this sweet line of javascript that replaces "cloud" with "butt". My mom would LOVE this, but she doesn't computer very well. I'm afraid to show her the Developer Console and have her type/paste this in. But she IS pretty good at bookmarks, she knows just how to click those!

A bookmark normally takes you to a new web page. A bookmarklet is a bookmark that runs javascript on the current page instead of taking you to a new page. To declare that it is a bookmarklet, the "location" it points to starts with javascript:.