Things I want to accomplish in this Higher Order Function tutorial:

  1. Introduce newbies to the idea of Higher Order Function in JavaScript.
  2. (In a way that entertains, because HOs can get quite boring.)
  3. Show fun animations explaining how Higher Order functions work.

JavaScript Grammar book explains higher-order functions in detail and also shows you how they work by creating your own version of .map() method. (Among many other great examples.)

Array.map — map all values to an expression.

To kick off this tutorial I’ll start with animated example of higher-order function map. It modifies each item in the original array and returns a copy. …


So which one is better? Grid or Flex? When to use which? What are the differences? For me, I see both as fundamentally different ways of thinking about layout design. I don’t think one as better or worse than the other. It is common to use them together.

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This is not a comprehensive study. Just key differences I found.

There may even be some mistakes I overlooked (let me know if you find.)

All diagrams were taken from my CSS Visual Dictionary book.

You can get it here bundled together with JavaScript Grammar.

Different Layout Models

Grid and flex follow different layout models.

Grid has column and row templates with assumed “ghost” items.

Flex is not designed to make grids. It is based around the idea of a flex line and direction. …


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In exchange for a retweet I will send you 2 of my best books: JavaScript Grammar and CSS Visual Dictionary for free. With an opportunity to also pre-order Python Grammar for those who are interested.

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In exchange for a retweet I will send you 2 of my best books: JavaScript Grammar and CSS Visual Dictionary for free. With an opportunity to also pre-order Python Grammar for those who are interested.

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