JSFoo 2018

On JavaScript and Security

JavaScript without JavaScript

Submitted by Patrick Kettner (@patrickkettner) on Wednesday, 1 November 2017

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Technical level

Intermediate

Section

Full Talk

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Abstract

With the help of a handful of amazing open source programs, we can now transpile nearly any programming language to JS, making it a sort of modern assembly language. In a fun and code heavy talk, I’ll show how you can leverage pre existing libraries today in order to get amazing performance and features in your current web apps, creating possibilities you never dreamt possible in the web browser. To top it off, a sneak peak into what the future of web perf will look like.

Outline

With the help of a handful of amazing open source programs, we can now transpile nearly any programming language to JS, making it a sort of modern assembly language. In a fun and code heavy talk, I’ll show how you can leverage pre existing libraries today in order to get amazing performance and features in your current web apps, creating possibilities you never dreamt possible in the web browser. To top it off, a sneak peak into what the future of web perf will look like.

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just their brain!

Speaker bio

Patrick Kettner won an eighth grade talent show competition singing Gloria Gaynor’s 1978 disco hit “I Will Survive”, and things have been looking up ever since. He has traded in the golden microphone for a PM position on Microsoft Edge, as well as being the lead developer for Modernizr. He lives in Seattle with his wonderful partner Katrina, son Holden, and dog Baxter.

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