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Discussion on: Maps in JavaScript

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George

This is a great overview! I was expecting it to be the other map as that seems to be what people focus on and use more. But I am pleasantly surprised that you are highlighting less used but very useful functionality.

Why people dont use these more is a mystery to me. I often see people using Objects or even JSON without ever stopping to think about Map

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Laurie

Same though!

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Atta Author

May be because Maps are relatively new (introduced in ES6) whereas Objects are around since JavaScript version 1 and supported by all browsers.