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How the Stack Works and Why it Matters


The stack data structure is a crucial topic for all programmers to know, and yet is one of the toughest concepts for new programmers to come to grips with. The goal of this article is to demystify the stack data structure and explain its applications in everyday programming. We’ll explore what the stack exactly is, how it is utilized by programming languages such as JavaScript, and how you can apply it yourself to make better code.

What is the stack?

When first learning about the stack data structure, it’s helpful to think of an analogy. We’ll start with one…

David Radvan

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