Short circuit assignment / evaluation is rooted in boolean logic. It is a piece of modern day JavaScript development pattern that is centered to many code bases. Mastery of its working is essential to performing as a competent developer. The following article examines this topic in depth.

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By the end of this article, you will know the returned values of these absurd short circuit evaluation statements

Summary: Short circuit is the process of assigning a variable from a single term after evaluating the entire double or multi-term boolean statements. Short circuit assignment either stops at a falsy value in an AND operation, stops at a truthy value in an OR operation, or stops at the final value if a falsy vale in an AND operation or a truthy value in an OR operation could no be found.

  • Example 1 : (term1 && term2)
    Case of short circuit assignment with the AND / && operator.
  • Example 2 : (term3 || term4) Case of short circuit assignment with…


This is a tutorial on how to build a very basic tic-tac-toe game with vanilla javascript, html, css.

Final result
Final result
Final product

Github Repo: https://github.com/dukeraphaelng/tic-tac-toe

Codepen: https://codepen.io/dukeraphaelng/pen/wvMgpmP

  • Board size is dynamically generated upon user’s input instead of being static and hard-coded.
  • Winning score can be set manually.
  • This app now has a score counting, reset, and changing player’s avatar feature. The guide to this second part is coming soon.
Codepen

HTML

Step 1: Create index.html. Generate a boiler plate through snippet code and attach css and js external files

<!DOCTYPE html><html><head><meta charset="utf-8" /><meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1" /><title>Tic Tac Toe</title><link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" /></head><body><div class="container box"><h1>Tic Tac Toe</h1></div><script src="script.js"></script></body></html>

Step 2


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