In another question , a user pointed out that the
new keyword was dangerous to use and proposed a solution to object creation that did not use
In spite of that, yesterday I was watching Douglas Crockford's talk at YUI theater and he said the exactly same thing, that he didn't use the
new keyword anymore in his code ( video - 1:00:18 ).
Is it 'bad' to use the
new keyword? what are the advantages and disadvantages of using it?