‘Javascript Frameworks’ Videos

  • Julien Melissas: JS Framework Showdown

    WordCamp Asheville 2016Speaker: Julien Melissas

    August 19, 2016 — I’m going to be speaking about some of the more popular JS frameworks, Angular, Backbone, and React, and show some real-world examples of how easily they can interact with the API.

    I’ll be showing (and possibly live-coding) basic examples with each library and fetching the 10 latest posts from the WP-API.

    Take aways:

    The WP-API isn’t that scary, it’s so easy to get/send stuff if you’ve got JSON skills (which aren’t that hard).
    JavaScript frameworks all have different ways to do things, but similar stuff going on in the background.
    At the end of the day, React rocks (it’s the best), but it might not be the best solution for your project …

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  • Zac Gordon: Use Cases For Javascript Frameworks

    WordCamp Miami 2016Speaker: Zac Gordon

    April 17, 2016 — In this talk, WordPress educator Zac Gordon goes over many of the popular JavaScript libraries and frameworks (jQuery, Backbone, Ember, Angular and React) and discusses various use cases for each one. Of course, the talk also includes emphasis on some vanilla JS knowledge a an JavaScript developer should have.

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