JavaScript Gotchas – Part 1 – Automatic Semicolon Insertion

Thursday, January 16, 2014

As I mentioned in previous posts, I spent the recent year getting closer to front end development. During that time period, I wrote more and more JavaScript code. I love JavaScript and I think that it's one of the most powerful and expressive languages that I have ever used. But, like any other language, JavaScript has its problems and occasional WTF moments. In this series, I'll highlight some of JavaScript's most notorious gotchas. The first one I want to tackle is a feature called Automatic Semicolon Insertion (ASI). ASI is actually a feature that is meant to make the...
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Slides and Demos From My SDP Dec 13 Sessions

Friday, January 10, 2014

Sela Developer Practice, the biggest developer conference in Israel, took place in 15-19.12.13, and had more than 1000 attendees. I had the pleasure to deliver two breakout sessions. The first was an introductory session about AngularJS, in which I gave a quick overview of the framework, and dived into its various building blocks. The second was about NodeJS and Express, in which I've shown how to create full stack JavaScript web applications. I also had the pleasure to deliver the second session again, two weeks ago, in the Front-End.IL meetup. You can find both slide decks below: Getting...
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