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Discussion on: Hoist Your Vars! (Variable Hoisting in JavaScript)

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Matt

While it is important to understand hoisting in JavaScript, it is also a bad practice to use it in general. I suggest that you treat JavaScript just like any other programming language and don't use hoisting.

I have a template that I follow for any script that write:
// Declare variables:

// Declare functions:

// Start of coding:

Having those three sections makes it much easier for me to keep track of what is in my script.

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Emily A. Pixi Author

That is excellent advice and very true!