Equals vs Threequals in JS

Knowing the lingo matters

When it comes down to certain things in JS, they become second nature and as a developer I often will start writing certain code without giving a second thought to why I did it. “That’s just the way it is” or “You use x when you need y…” But as I learned from a recent telephone screen, sometimes the simplest concepts can trip you up when it comes down to explaining them. Most developers with any experience in Javascript will instinctively use =, ==, and === correctly. I recently got asked the question “What is the difference between == and…