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Kent Brewster

Kent Brewster
Web Guy, Pinterest


You may already be running some of Kent Brewster’s difficult-to-detect JavaScript, which powers portions of Yahoo’s Pipes badges, Netflix’s widgets, the badge, Lexity’s store instrumentation, and Pinterest’s widgets, bookmarklet, and Pin It! button.


Kent Brewster (Pinterest)
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A year ago I stood up at Fluent and gave a somewhat idealistic talk called "Eight Simple Rules for Running Your JavaScript on My Page." Since then I've had the opportunity to build and deploy Pinterest's new JavaScript widgets, which are all made by a single script tag. This year I'd like to come back, break open the source code, talk about how and when I had to break my own rules. Read more.


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