Beautiful JavaScript

Leading Programmers Explain How They Think

Anton Kovalyov,

Beautiful JavaScript: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think
 

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JavaScript is arguably the most polarizing and misunderstood programming language in the world. Many have attempted to replace it as the language of the Web, but JavaScript has survived, evolved, and thrived. Why did a language created in such hurry succeed where others failed?

This guide gives you a rare glimpse into JavaScript from people intimately familiar with it. Chapters contributed by domain experts such as Jacob Thornton, Ariya Hidayat, and Sara Chipps show what they love about their favorite language—whether it’s turning the most feared features into useful tools, or how JavaScript can be used for self-expression.

Contributors include:

  • Angus Croll
  • Jonathan Barronville
  • Sara Chipps
  • Marijn Haverbeke
  • Ariya Hidayat
  • Daryl Koopersmith
  • Anton Kovalyov
  • Rebecca Murphey
  • Daniel Pupius
  • Graeme Roberts
  • Jenn Schiffer
  • Jacob Thornton
  • Ben Vinegar
  • Rick Waldron
  • Nicholas Zakas
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