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Crockford on JavaScript – Volume 1: The Early Years

Crockford on JavaScript – Volume 1: The Early Years

5 years ago
Douglas Crockford puts the JavaScript programming language in its proper historical context, tracing the language’s structure and conventions (and some of its quirks) back to their roots in the early decades of computer science.
Crockford on JavaScript – Chapter 2: And Then There Was JavaScript

Crockford on JavaScript – Chapter 2: And Then There Was JavaScript

5 years ago
Yahoo!’s JavaScript architect Douglas Crockford surveys the features of the JavaScript programming language.
Crockford on JavaScript – Act III: Function the Ultimate

Crockford on JavaScript – Act III: Function the Ultimate

5 years ago
Yahoo!’s JavaScript architect Douglas Crockford continues his lecture series on the JavaScript programming language with a discussion of functions in JavaScript. “Functions are the very best part of JavaScript,” Crockford says. “It’s where the power is, it’s where the beauty is.” Watch the video to learn why.
Crockford on JavaScript – Episode IV: The Metamorphosis of Ajax

Crockford on JavaScript – Episode IV: The Metamorphosis of Ajax

5 years ago
Yahoo!’s JavaScript architect Douglas Crockford continues his lecture series on the JavaScript programming language with an analysis of the Document Object Model (DOM) and an exploration of Ajax.
Crockford on JavaScript – Part 5: The End of All Things

Crockford on JavaScript – Part 5: The End of All Things

5 years ago
Yahoo!’s JavaScript architect Douglas Crockford concludes his five-part lecture series on the JavaScript programming language with a review of issues related to security and performance in JavaScript.
Crockford on JavaScript – Scene 6: Loopage

Crockford on JavaScript – Scene 6: Loopage

5 years ago
Software development is hampered by a specific set of design mistakes that were made in the first programming languages and repeated in everything that has been done since. And, somewhat miraculously, JavaScript is going to make it right, radically transforming the way we write applications. Again. In the Loop of History, it has all happened […]
Crockford on JavaScript – Section 8: Programming Style & Your Brain

Crockford on JavaScript – Section 8: Programming Style & Your Brain

5 years ago
In this keynote talk from YUIConf 2011, Yahoo! JavaScript architect Douglas Crockford drops some science to explain why code style is important in programming — particularly in JavaScript — and how tools like JSLint can help.
Crockford on JavaScript – Level 7: ECMAScript 5: The New Parts

Crockford on JavaScript – Level 7: ECMAScript 5: The New Parts

5 years ago
In Level 7 of the Crockford on JavaScript series, Yahoo! JavaScript architect Douglas Crockford outlines the changes made to the language in the 5th edition of the ECMAScript standard.