As simple as an AST

As simple as an AST
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Abstract Syntax Trees, AST for short are a very less talked about subject in the world of Javascript. But surprisingly, almost all of the common tooling used by modern front end developers, from linting, minifying, babel-transforming, uglifying, webpacking depend heavily on the AST for reliable and standardised transformations. Learning how to use an AST is much simpler than I imagined. Here's about why ASTs are so ubiquitous and how you can make use of it to enhance your daily workflow.

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Pavithra Kodmad

pavithra kodmad

UI Engineer@Atlassian, Ex-Flipkart, Serial Javascripter, Certified Cat Whisperer, Gooner, OSS Newbie, Personal opinions.@blrjavascript Married to@rahulcs