Avoid new statements with the Symbol object


ID: javascript-best-practices/no-new-symbol

Language: JavaScript

Severity: Error

Category: Best Practices


Symbol is intended to be called as a function. Do not instantiate with new statements.

Non-Compliant Code Examples

var foo = new Symbol('foo');
function bar() { return function Symbol() {}; } var baz = new Symbol('baz');

Compliant Code Examples

var foo = Symbol('foo');
new foo(Symbol);
new foo(bar, Symbol)
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