Douglas Crockford

Architect - PayPal

Douglas Crockford was born in Frostbite Falls, Minnesota, but left when he was only six months old because it was just too damn cold. He is best known for having discovered that there are good parts in JavaScript. This was an important and unexpected discovery. He also discovered the JSON Data Interchange Format, the world’s most loved data format. He is writing a book about How JavaScript Works.

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Concerning Modules

Our systems are bloated, buggy, unmaintainable, and all too often too slow. It is well understood that the solution is modularity, but modularity itself is not well understood. What is modularity? How can we recognize it? How can a better understanding of modularity help us to make better programs? The answers to these questions can be found in The Lost Wisdom of the Seventies.

Language: English

Level: Non technical / For everyone

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How JavaScript Works

Douglas Crockford discovered that JavaScript has good parts. He also discovered JSON, the world's best loved data interchange format. He has since made many more discoveries which are reported in his new book: _How JavaScript Works_. In this session, Crockford presents some of his findings and answers your questions.

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

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