Introduction to Javascript Proxies

Govind Narayan Sharma
Govind Narayan Sharma
May 03, 2019


This talk covers the following topics

  • What are Proxies in Javascript?
  • What problems do they solve?
  • Alternative solution to these problems.
  • How is the Proxies solution better?
  • Basics of Proxies.
  • Further reading material

Key Insight

This videos provides an introduction to Javascript Proxies, intended for anyone who knows basic Javascript.

Proxies were added to Javascript in ES6. They add powerful meta programming capacity to Javascript.

Proxies add as middleware, able to intercept all fundamental object operation i.e. get, set, delete etc.