Do you ever find yourself typing furiously just to change directories? Typing the same command combination multiple times throughout the day? Good news! Aliases are here to save the day.

Kittens typing furiously just to change the terminal directory.

What is an Alias?

An alias in the terminal is a command that you can use as a substitute for another command or set of commands.

As developers, we spend all day typing and we can use aliases to make our life easier by typing less.

Let’s explore some examples and learn how to set up Aliases.

An alias to navigate between different folders. …

Have you ever noticed the _proto_ property while debugging some JavaScript code?

On my journey to learning JavaScript, I remember doing this and being quickly overwhelmed by the options displayed after expanding the _proto_ dropdown. That is why I’ve decided to explain the differences between _proto_ and prototype, and how they relate to prototype inheritance.

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Prototype Inheritance

To understand the mysterious _proto_, we must begin by discussing JavaScript’s prototype inheritance. In JavaScript, objects can inherit properties and methods through the Object prototype.

An object prototype is an object that is automatically initialized when we declare a function. …


Cristian Cedacero

Full Stack Developer — Runner — NYC

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