A Guide to JavaScript’s Scary Side

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We all know that JavaScript has good parts. But some areas are not for the feint of heart. We hear terms like Prototypes, Hoisting, Closures, Event Loop, and all this weird async/callback behavior. Why in the world would you ever setTimeout to 0, and why can I never rely on ‘this’? In this talk, Jon will show you how all this works…and how to use these tools to your advantage. It’s time to shine a light under the bed of JavaScript. Much like scary monsters under the bed, when the lights come on, the monsters are not so scary after all.

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