Philippe Vaillancourt

A collection of 12 posts

Using Generator Functions as Iterators

Using Generator Functions as Iterators

If you're getting a little more advanced in your JavaScript, you may have started using the [Symbol.iterator] to make your objects iterable. Using a generator function allows for much more idiomatic looking code and saves you from having to return an object that conforms to the iterable protocol.

Make large numbers human-readable

Make large numbers human-readable

Reading a number like 1000000000000 on a line of code may be a breeze for your computer but is next to impossible for a human to do without getting a headache or nose bleed. What can we do to make large numbers more readable to the human eye?

Using Math on BigInt

Using Math on BigInt

BigInt is a relatively new addition to JavaScript and many aren't familiar with it. This was my case until recently. While working on the Closest Number puzzle on condingame.com, I found myself having to deal with numbers of sizes as big as 10^1000.

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