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Classes, complexity, and functional programming

In this article Kent C. Dodds clearly explains what the downsides are of using Class in JavaScript.

Classes (and prototypes) have their place in JavaScript. But they’re an optimization. They don’t make your code simpler, they make it more complex. It’s better to narrow your focus on things that are not only simple to learn but simple to understand: functions and objects.

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Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band.