Object-Oriented JavaScript (yes, it really exists)

Jordan Kasper (17.Apr.2015 at 14:00, 50 min)
Talk at Lone Star PHP 2015 (English - US)

Rating: 5 of 5

Object-Oriented JavaScript (yes, it really exists)

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Rating: 5 of 5

17.Apr.2015 at 14:59 by Doug Johnson (12 comments)

High energy, highly useful. Tied in a bunch of ideas into context do that my understanding is much improved

Rating: 5 of 5

17.Apr.2015 at 16:11 by Jesse Maxwell (30 comments)

This was fantastic, and certainly one of my favorite today. The presentation quality was excellent, and I learned a lot.

Rating: 5 of 5

17.Apr.2015 at 21:05 by Anonymous

Very, very well done! I appreciate the effort and the clean humor through the talk. Thank you!

Rating: 3 of 5

18.Apr.2015 at 05:58 by Anonymous

Perhaps I was not quite the target audience for this talk. I found the pace pretty quickly outdistanced my foundation of JS. As a result, at least I was introduced to concepts that may help improve my JSing, but I found myself struggling to understand the before and after picture of object literal vs ... what ... function as class?

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18.Apr.2015 at 10:10 by Jordan Kasper (73 comments)

Thanks for the feedback anonymous (both of you)! Perhaps I need to do a better job at identifying the target audience in the abstract and what might be good to know beforehand.

To your confusion: you're right, coming from a classical inheritance model can cause confusion when one tries to draw parallels. Instead, I would recommend trying to ignore what you know about OOP in classical systems and instead try to learn prototypical inheritance with "fresh" eyes! In others words, don't try to understand that a "class" is in JavaScript, but rather, try to understand what a "prototype" is.

Rating: 5 of 5

18.Apr.2015 at 11:02 by Anonymous

awesome talk. would've liked to see sample code from the JS OO frameworks. i'm glad i went because now i know that i've been living a jQuery lie

Rating: 5 of 5

18.Apr.2015 at 11:02 by Jordan Chen (11 comments)

Energetic and knowledgeable speaker. High quality presentation. Good stress on the fundamentals/concepts.

Rating: 5 of 5

18.Apr.2015 at 16:16 by Marion Sartor (30 comments)

I don't have the background to get the most out of this talk, but I enjoyed hearing about OO JavaScript. I would like to use the slides to guide me in a self-study to gain a better understanding. The speaker obviously understood the material.

Rating: 5 of 5

26.Apr.2015 at 22:34 by Eric Poe (96 comments)

I have only been dealing with OO Javascript (ExtJS) for the past year without understanding how it was OOP nor why we did things the way we did. I just followed the example provided by my team while I was trying to figure out the whys and the wherefores.

This talk helped me understand more about what I was doing in JavaScript than the various books I've read in the attempt to do so.

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