Content for the ebook "Understanding ECMAScript 6"
by Nicholas C. Zakas
What you'll learn:
The published version is available for free and contains the latest "blessed" version. The content may be incomplete but should be correct. New releases are published several times a month.
Anything that is not present in the published version is considered a work-in-progress and may be incomplete or incorrect.
You can purchase a copy of this ebook through Leanpub. If you purchase a copy before the ebook is finished, you will receive all updates to the ebook as they are released, up to and including the finished version.
Understanding ECMAScript 6 is being printed by No Starch Press and you can purchase a print copy on Amazon. The print version is professionally copyedited and laid out.
If you enjoy this book and would like to support my efforts to create more content, there are a couple ways to do so:
A small donation is greatly appreciated and will allow me more time to continue my work.
Even though this book is being developed in the open, the project works differently than open source software projects. Please read the following thoroughly before attempting to contribute.
Leanpub uses a specific flavor of Markdown for its source files. Please be sure to read their documentation about what is allowable and what is not.
Note: It may be frustrating, Leanpub does not support all of GitHub-flavored markdown.
Pull requests will be accepted only for correction of content and not for creation of content. Acceptable pull requests:
Pull requests that will not be considered:
Basically, you can use pull requests to fix what is already in the repository but not to add what is not in the repository.
Note: An accepted pull request means that your name will be added to a list of contributors. You are still bound by the conditions of the license, meaning that you are not considered an author or owner of the content once it has been merged in. It is considered a donation of your effort to this work.
Issues can be used both to point out errors as well as to make suggestions. Use issues for:
Any issue that remains open will be addressed. Issues will be closed either when addressed or if the issue will not be addressed.
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These types of issues will simply be marked as invalid and closed without comment.
Copyright 2014-2016 Nicholas C. Zakas.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
The book is content-complete as of June 10, 2016.
Yes. When you buy the Leanpub ebook today, you will automatically get all updates for the ebook. You'll be notified of updated versions via email after purchase.
Roughly every week or two the changes in GitHub are published to Leanpub.
Everything in GitHub is a work in progress. Those parts that are known to be correct and fully-formed enough to be valuable are published to Leanpub. That's why there's more content in GitHub than is available on Leanpub, as GitHub contains everything, including content that's not quite ready for the book.
The topics covered, and the order in which those topics are covered, are exactly the same between the print and Leanpub versions. The only real differences are in some words and phrases that have been altered by the copyeditors either for clarity or to follow No Starch's style guide. These changes are not backported into Leanpub because they happen on PDFs and sometimes opaquely, making it difficult to keep the two versions in sync.
Yes. Please contact No Starch Press for acquiring translation rights.