Understanding Prototypal Inheritance

A session at Stir Trek: Darkness Edition

Friday 17th May, 2013

10:30am to 11:30am (EST)

One the most misunderstood concepts in JavaScript is prototypal inheritance. Prototypal inheritance is nothing like classical inheritance but is actually quiet easy to grasp once you let go of the bounds of classes and instances. In this session we will explore the nature of JavaScript objects, how they inherit from one another, and why everyone thought this prototype stuff was so hard in the first place. If you want to up your game and really understand how JavaScript inheritance works, come check out this session.

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Guy Royse

I'm a software engineer living in Central Ohio. Currently I am programming in Java for the day job and working with JavaScript and Ruby in my spare time. bio from Twitter

Guy works for Pillar Technology in Columbus, Ohio as an instructor, a consultant, and a software engineer. He has programmed in numerous languages -- many of them semi-colon delimited -- but has more recently been working with Ruby and JavaScript. He is also the chief organizer for the Columbus JavaScript User Group and is active in the local development community. In his personal life, Guy is a hard-boiled geek interested in role-playing games, science fiction, and technology. He also has a slightly less geeky interest in history and linguistics. In his spare time he volunteers as Cubmaster for his kids' Cub Scout Pack.

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Time 10:30am11:30am EST

Date Fri 17th May 2013


Theater 11 - Javascript Track, Marcus Crosswoods Theater

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