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Angry Birds of Modern JavaScript Development

Pure Code and JavaScript Grand Ballroom B
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A diabolical herd of pigs stole all of the front-end architecture from an innocent flock of birds and now they want it back! A team of special agent hero birds will attack these despicable pigs until they recover what is rightfully theirs, front-end architecture!

The Red Birds attacks with the force of their trusty IIFE, the basic building block of all privacy. The Blue Bird follows in his footsteps and triggers events and messages that scatter to infiltrate the pig’s castle. The Yellow Bird comes with a Require.JS speed booster and dynamically injects scripts against those pesky swine. The Black Bird is soon to follow and he provides a much more organized approach to fighting these porkers and introduces the Backbone.js bomb to their dismay. The White Bird appears to be seemingly harmless, but when it pulls out it’s strict coding style and bursts of quality checks the hogs are sure to squeal. The Green Bird can reach all of those hard to reach places and will mock and spy those stealing swine right where it hurts! The Orange Bird starts out small with a simple template, but then expands itself into a DOM blast that will surely send the message that the birds mean business. The Big Brother is not too far behind and he is pulling out the big guns with his finite state machine and other proven design patterns of destruction. The Mighty Eagle pulls up the ranks with a superior weapon of them all, a suite of tools that can organize and deploy all the other birds into battle against their soon to be be vanquished foe.

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Elijah Manor


Elijah Manor is a Christian and a family man. He develops at appendTo as a Trainer and Senior Architect providing corporate JavaScript/jQuery/HTML5 support, training, and consulting. He is a Microsoft Regional Director, Microsoft ASP.NET MVP, and ASPInsider specializing in front-end development. He enjoys blogging at and tweeting (@elijahmanor) about the things he learns.


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