Jim Wright

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  • What is `this`?

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    A brief look into the `this` keyword in javascript

    Working on Nodejs at work recently made me remember how confusing javascript can be. There are a lot of quirks that make it a powerful language, but for developers coming from a more strict OOP background they can seem broken. In this post I’m going to talk about this in javascript.