Getting Started with Modern JavaScript — Template Literals

Michael Karén
3 min readSep 14, 2020

Introduced in 2015 with ECMAScript6, template literals let us dynamically construct strings of text and embedded expressions, even multi-line strings of text, in a more elegant way than concatenation.

The syntax is not much different from the old one at first glance:

const newWay = `is cool`;
Michael Karén

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