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Survey of JavaScript Concepts

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August 27, 2016 3:00 PM

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA

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Whether you’re going headless or not, front ends are getting more complex and JavaScript is necessary and evolving fast. I’ll cover what’s new, hot and interesting as far as concepts related to JS, and I’ll relate to PHP and Drupal 8 whenever appropriate. It’s also a good preliminary to my other session, Survey of the JavaScript Ecosystem.


  • ES6 (ECMAScript 2015) and ES7 (ECMAScript 2016)
  • Promises, Closures, Context, Scope, Classes & Prototypical Inheritance, Strict, etc
  • Modules (JS, not Drupal)
  • Web Components
  • Service Workers and Web Workers
  • Functional Programming
  • Reactive Programming & Observables
  • Dependency Injection
  • And more

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