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Fulton Browne
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What is the equivalent of a static variable in JS

I am starting to get my feet wet with js, I am wondering is there an equivalent to Java static variable in node js.

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Ben Lovy • Edited on

Doesn't Node support the ES6 class syntax? I think you can just do exactly what you want.

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wow didn't know it was that easy, thanks!

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Ben Lovy

Classes in ES6+ are really just syntax sugar, so I don't think this actually answers your question in quite the right spirit, but it is a feature you can use :)

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Raghav Misra

I 100% agree with you Ben, but if a feature is there, might as well use it, right?

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Matthew Bramer

with and eval are features too. You might be better off looking into how functional programming can solve the problem you're solutioneering.