JavaScript at 17

A session at O'Reilly Fluent Conference 2012

Wednesday 30th May, 2012

9:05am to 9:25am (PST)

  • Whirlwind history, with dirt dished from each era (Netscape, the IE stagnation, the Ajax revolution, the modern era).
  • What worked well.
  • What didn't (JS WAT)
  • What's coming in ES6, and prototyped in Chrome and Firefox already.
  • Hot topic: JS as the universal virtual machine
  • Low-level typed JS (*JS) demos
  • Emscripten (C/C++ compiled to JS) demos
  • What's next

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Brendan Eich


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Time 9:05am9:25am PST

Date Wed 30th May 2012


Continental Ballroom 1-5, Hilton San Francisco Union Square

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