JavaScript Framework Face Off

Nathaniel Schutta (Pivotal)
JavaScript & HTML5
Location: Portland 252 Level: Novice
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Developers are flocking to client side frameworks and, as a result, there are more and more JavaScript libraries attempting to solve the rich internet application problem. In a space where new libraries seem to spring up weekly, what framework should you choose for your next project? While there is consensus around basic ideas like Model View Whatever, there are some strong philosophical differences amongst the various libraries. In this talk, we’ll look at the similarities and the differences of some emerging JavaScript libraries discussing why you need to be aware of this rapidly evolving aspect of software development.

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Nathaniel Schutta


Nathaniel T. Schutta is a senior software engineer focussed on making usable applications. A proponent of polyglot programming, Nate has written two books on Ajax and speaks regularly at various worldwide conferences, No Fluff Just Stuff symposia, universities, and Java user groups. In addition to his day job, Nate is an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota where he teaches students to embrace dynamic languages.

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Karen Pang
08/06/2013 6:24am PDT

Can you post the slides that were at the presentation?

Eric Pierce
07/30/2013 3:15pm PDT

Any chance you could post your preso? Thanks!


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