Fundamentals of JavaScript

JavaScript is taking over world. Always a major player in the client-side world of the Web, now powered up via the popularity of AngularJS, React and NodeJS, we are seeing more and more need for developers who truly understand JavaScript. But for most developers still to this day, their experience with JavaScript begins and ends with jQuery. This code-centric talk will take a step back, introducing you to JavaScript’s fundamental concepts, and some of the challenges as well. We will discuss Prototypes, Type System, Classes, Constructors, THIS and much more. You should leave ready to put these new-found capabilities into action, straight away.


Track Details

  • Day: March 9 - 2017 (03:00pm - 03:50pm)

  • Track: Two

  • Level: Beginner

Speaker: Tim Rayburn


Tim Rayburn

Tim Rayburn is a Vice President of Consulting with Improving, a software and project management consulting company in Dallas, TX. He is a passionate advocate of apprenticeship and mentorship in corporate environments. Since 2007 he has been awarded the Microsoft MVP in recognition of his expertise and community leadership. He is also a conference organizer, an author, and can be found speaking across the nation on agile processes, software design, and career management. He lives in the North Dallas area with his amazing wife Kate and their loyal dog Gandalf.

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