066 JSJ Transitioning to JavaScript

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    Discussion

    01:10 – Making the transition from one primary language to JavaScript

    01:30 – Merrick’s Experience

    03:32 – Joe’s Experience

    07:46 – Moving from C# to JavaScript

    • Misconceptions

    09:25 – JavaScript Misconceptions

    10:59 – Chuck’s Experience

    14:25 – Rails and JavaScript Avoidance

    15:25 – Microsoft and JavaScript Avoidance

    16:58 – JavaScript Development in General

    • Browsers and Problems

    23:38 – Libraries and Tools

    24:45 – Code Structure

    27:03 – node.js

    28:00 – Learning core concepts behind JavaScript

    29:11 – Understanding Clojures, Scoping & Context

    29:53 – Testing

    31:35 – Deviating off the common path

    33:10 – Idiomatic JavaScript

    Picks

    Book Club

    JavaScript Allongé with Reginald Braithwaite!  He will join us for an episode to discuss the book on August 1st. The episode will air on August 9th.

    Next Week

    Testem with Toby Ho