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JavaScript classes for the Python Programmer

Sunday 2:10 PM–2:40 PM in Hall B

Learn how to get the most out of JavaScript classes, exploring how their implementation differs from Python classes, and why.

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No matter how you feel about it, in the web today Javascript is unavoidable.

ECMAScript 2015 (ES6) introduced a lot of new syntax and features, and one of these was classes.

However, there's a world of differences between how Python and JavaScript approach this idea.

Come along and learn how class construction works, how it's implemented, and how you can use it to best effect.

Curtis Maloney He/Him • @FunkyBob@chaos.social • @bunkyfob

Curtis (@FunkyBob@chaos.social) has been a Python developer for over 25 years, and has watched with enthusiasm as the language and community evolved over the decades.

He started learning JavaScript, HTML, and CSS in the last 90's, and has watched with enthusiasm as they've evolved over the decades.

In 2013 he was awarded the inaugural Malcolm Tredinnick Award, and later, in 2014, he was invited to join the Django Core team for his efforts helping people on IRC learn Django.