Ethan Butler: Write Better Javascript

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October 19, 2017

For WordPress developers in 2017, knowing JavaScript is more important than ever. Unfortunately, with new frameworks and tools sprouting up seemingly everyday, learning JavaScript in 2017 is also harder than ever. Even for experienced devs, it can feel frustrating keeping up with rapid pace of the JavaScript ecosystem. What are arrow functions and object destructuring? What’s transpilation? Why isn’t it hip to use for loops anymore? What’s the deal with functional programming? Why are there so many competing module bundlers? What even is a module bundler? Why does any of this matter? This talk is designed to help experienced developers who may feel like they’ve fallen behind to catch up, and to help less-experienced developers get a leg up in their learning, all with a focus on how this fits into the WordPress ecosystem.

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WordCamp Baltimore 2017 33

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Ethan Butler 5

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JavaScript 94

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