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Scaffold Node.js APIs quickly using Tode-CLI

Tode-CLI is a tool for scaffolding node.js APIs. It provides commands to automate the boring stuff – creating models, services, controllers, registering routes. Thus, speeding up your development time.

Tode-CLI comes with an elegant ORM, objection.js, built on top of the famous query builder, knex.js. This makes interacting with databases a breeze when working with projects created by tode-cli.

Javascript Technical

JS call, bind, and apply methods

Each JavaScript function has access to the this keyword.
The this keyword references the object to which the function belongs (remember, everything in JS is an Object).

The value of the this keyword is determined by how/where the function was executed.

This means that if we are not careful we can lose the scope of what this is actually pointing to.

Luckily, all JavaScript function object has access to some very special methods which we can use to explicitly state what this should reference. These methods are bind(), call(), & apply().

In this article we take a refreshing look at the bind(), call(), & apply() methods.