Understanding the Execution Context in JavaScript
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Understanding the Execution Context in JavaScript

The execution context in JavaScript is arguably the most important thing for you to understand, as a firm understanding will give you the basic knowledge you need to comprehend more complex concepts such as hoisting and closure. Before we start it’s important for me to mention that this article focuses on how it works within…

How JS Works Behind The Scenes - The Engine
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How JS Works Behind The Scenes - The Engine

Introduction Have you ever asked yourself “how does this all work behind the scenes?”. I know I have. In the following series of articles we will dive deep into the world of JS, how it works behind the scenes, from the Engine, to concepts like hoisting, execution context, lexical environment and more. Having a deep…

What caused FB, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, and more to be down for over 6 hours

What caused FB, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, and more to be down for over 6 hours

So what exactly caused FB, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, and more to be down for over 6 hours this week? (October 4, 2021) I got curious and went on a small journey to find out, here’s what I found. There are some technical terms we first need to explain to get out of the way. So…