JSFoo 2011

It’s like kung fu with JavaScript and objects! All about building full size apps in JavaScript.

JSFoo is an event on building apps with JavaScript. This is an event on what it takes to build full size apps with JavaScript, whether in the frontend or backend.

This event is now over. It was on October 1, 2011, in Bangalore.

Sessions were 45 minutes each. The venue was Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram again, in the Christ University campus at Dairy Circle.

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Shreyas Satish

Shreyas Satish

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Cleaner JavaScript with CoffeeScript

Submitted Aug 8, 2011

To introduce CoffeeScript, which is a cleaner way to write JavaScript and to show how CoffeeScript could be a better choice to write JavaScript-heavy applications.

Outline

“CoffeeScript is well done and more convenient to use than JavaScript .” - Brendan Eich, inventor of JavaScript.

This talk is going to be as much about JavaScript as much as CoffeeScript because CoffeeScript is really just JavaScript. Its just a nicer way to use JavaScript.

I will be focusing on how

  1. CoffeeScript hides JavaScript’s flaws and focuses on the good parts of JavaScript.

  2. CoffeeScript introduces its own set of features that are derived from common patterns in JavaScript.

  3. CoffeeScript has class and introduces a nicer OOP model to JavaScript.

Even if you don’t plan to use CoffeeScript, you should swing by, since CS attempts to draw a different perspective of JavaScript. A nicer perspective.

Requirements

An open mind : )

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