JavaScript: The Absurd Parts

JavaScript is without a doubt one of the most successful programming languages in the universe but it's also one of the most quirky. Apart from the several bugs that were introduced during JavaScript's initial conception it became clear that programming languages on the web exist under constraints that shape their development in peculiar ways — and nowhere are the ways more peculiar than in JavaScript. This interactive talk explores the absurd aspects of JavaScript that the language accumulated (and never got rid of) in its lifetime. Some absurd features are quite old, some are rather new and some so freaky that you've probably never even heard of them, so buckle up!

  • Neos Conference 2019
  • 11.05.2019
  • 10:00
  • Center Stage