Return a Default Value with Promises Using catch
catch to set a default value instead of a
// Instead of wrapping this block in a try/catch...
const result = await new Promise(
(resolve, reject) => reject("Because Stone Cold said so")
// ...use catch to set the default value (100)
.catch(() => 100);
As a trick I really like what's this brings; as far as readability and maintenance, if you don't know the trick, you might get confused. What do you think?
I work with an awesome cast of developers at Mozilla, and one of them in Daniel Buchner. Daniel's shared with me an awesome strategy for detecting when nodes have been injected into a parent node without using the deprecated DOM Events API.
You've probably heard the talk around the water cooler about how promises are the future. All of the cool kids are using them, but you don't see what makes them so special. Can't you just use a callback? What's the big deal? In this article, we'll...
We've always been able to create links with protocols other than the usual HTTP, like mailto, skype, irc ,and more; they're an excellent convenience to visitors. With mobile phone browsers having become infinitely more usable, we can now extend that convenience to phone numbers:
Step 1: The XHTML
The block of content that will change is...