Immediately invoked function expression

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An immediately invoked function expression (or IIFE, pronounced "iffy") is a JavaScript programming language idiom which produces a lexical scope using JavaScript's function scoping. Immediately invoked function expressions can be used to avoid variable hoisting from within blocks, protect against polluting the global environment and simultaneously allow public access to methods while retaining privacy for variables defined within the function.


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C++ (C plus plus) is a general-purpose programming language created by Bjarne Stroustrup as an extens...

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