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biased theory on angular's popularity: millions of devs secretly hated the death of onclick and are ecstatic to bring it back w/ ngclick.
seriously, if you write another line of JS before reading this, you're doing it wrong http://carnotaurus.philipcarney.com/post/3010984357/classes-versus-prototypes-some-philosophical-and …
all of a sudden, millions of people became experts on what makes a good CEO, especially for mozilla.
I'm teaching a 2-day online workshop next week (thu+fri).
Day 1: "Advanced JS"
Day 2: "JS+node".
Don't miss it!
Required reading for JS devs RT @jseeley article on philosophical differences b/w classical & prototypal inheritance
no excuses for missing out! :)
want to read more about my views on why classes are a mess in JS?
Chapters 4 & 5 here: https://github.com/getify/You-Dont-Know-JS/tree/master/this%20%26%20object%20prototypes …
y'all know i'm not a fan of AMD, but this article by @jezenthomas is really good on the topic: http://jezenthomas.com/lazy-loading-amd-modules/ …
being able to discern, tolerate, AND handle diff between opinion and fact in development is perhaps most important and most lacked skill.
i've been desperately trying to urge people to abandon class/inheritance and embrace delegation in JS. feels like whispering in the wind.
little weekend project I'm going to build: RecruiterScreen, a site to send recruiters to take a screening test before you work w/ them
basically… we all need to try to assume those we talk to are smart, acting in good faith, thinking critically, and not clueless about it.
if you think someone is wrong, stop and ask yourself if correcting them will actually help.
if it will, stop & consider how best to say it.
i am profoundly sad. sitting here staring at my screen. stopped dead in my tracks of what otherwise was a productive day.