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Discussion on: Some Useful JavaScript String Methods You May Not Know About

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Stephen Irving • Edited

I also wanted to say that there really is no reason I can think of to ever use the String constructor new String('...') over a string primitive. The valueOf method is pretty much only for use internally by JavaScript, and is rarely if ever used in explicitly in production code. I don't think it is a good idea to have an example using the String constructor without also explaining why they most likely will never/should never use it.

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John Au-Yeung Author

100 percent agree with that.

A string constructed with the constructor has type object which is confusing.

There is no benefit and its tricks people