It’s 2023, Time to Replace All Your Regular Functions with Arrow Functions

Richard Oliver Bray
5 min readJun 6, 2023
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Arrow functions were introduced in ECMAScript 6 (ES6 or ES2015) as a new, shorter way to write function expressions. However, it’s important to note that arrow functions are NOT a replacement for regular functions.

It’s not April 1st but the title of this article is a joke. I saw a similar post a while back and thought I’d make a play on

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Richard Oliver Bray

Co-founder of orva.studio. Building digital products and teaching others to do the same. Saved by grace.