Beyond Frameworks: A Deep Dive into Functional Javascript and the Browser

Track: JavaScript
Skill Level: Intermediate
Room: Room A411
Time Slot: Wed 2/17, 4:00 PM
Tags: chrome , javascript , html5

Plenty of new web developers start learning with a framework. Few take the time to understand what is happening behind the scenes.

It’s time to demystify what’s happening in the browser to execute your code. It’s time to understand what makes your tools work and how to make them sharper.

This talk will teach you how understand the browser on a deeper level and how to use functional javascript to write your own tools.

Jonathan Popham

Jonathan Alexander Popham is the president at Atlanta’s original hackerspace, Freeside Atlanta. Jonathan’s philosophy is to make stuff just for the fun of it. He has worked as a developer at companies ranging in size from bootstrap startups all the way to Forbes 250 institutions. You can follow him @jonathanpopham