Using async await with jQuery’s $.ajax

Photo by Denys Nevozhai on Unsplash If you’re like me, you’re probably stuck using jQuery more often than not. It’s everywhere, and to be honest it’s a solid, mature library. It’s also often already loaded on the page, especially if you’re working with WordPress. Outside of DOM manipulations (which you can now do mostly with native JS), jQuery’s […]

JavaScript’s cryptic ‘this’ – what, when and why

*Photo by Tarun Ram on Unsplash Before MDN started to organize their JavaScript documentation, finding answers to your JavaScript questions often landed you on Stack Overflow. Welp, these days MDN has mostly done away with that practice, that is, except if you’re looking for answers around the usage of JavaScript’s this keyword. The documentation is […]