Sometimes you use a pattern so frequently that you don’t realize that other people might not know about it. Here’s the most recent one for me — I was surprised that this wasn’t being used in the last few codebases I’ve seen:
If you’re using Backbone.js, instead of writing
Backbone provides a
$ method such that you can simply write
It’s less to type and it doesn’t hurt readability.
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