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“JavaScript” is Not a Dirty Word

Regular Session

If you're an ASP.NET Web or Client Side Developer, the name "JavaScript" may induce feelings of dread or even terror. It's weird. It's not type-safe. It appears to be a bit flaky. It's hard to debug. Heck, it isn't even compiled! Besides, I have all these nifty ASP.NET controls that take care of all that for me, right?

Thanks to client side libraries like jQuery, Angular, and others, JavaScript is experiencing a renaissance. It's evolved from that weird browser language you used to use because you had to, to a powerful tool for creating web applications with richly featured client-side user interface. But it doesn't stop there; JavaScript is everywhere from server side code to hybrid mobile applications to IOT devices. If you're a .NET developer who's avoided JavaScript, it's time to jump back into the pool! This session will explain some of the key difference between JavaScript and C#/VB.NET, what the major JavaScript frameworks are and what they do, and show you how to take advantage of the power of JavaScript in your ASP.NET application.


James Bender

Product Manager
Infragisitcs

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A software development conference in the Louisville, KY area on March 28 - 30, 2018 designed to cover all aspects of software development regardless of development stack.

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