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Douglas Crockford

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Douglas Crockford was born in the Frostbite Falls, Minnesota, but left when he was only six months old because it was just too damn cold. He is a registered voter. He turned his back on a promising career in television when he discovered computers. He has worked in learning systems, small business systems, office automation, games, interactive music, multimedia, location-based entertainment, social systems, and programming languages. He is the inventor of Tilton, the ugliest programming language that was not specifically designed to be an ugly programming language. He is best known for having discovered that there are good parts in JavaScript. This was the first important discovery of the 21st century. He also discovered the JSON, the world’s best loved data interchange format.

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Managing Programmers. Programmers are not like the other kids

Level :
Beginner
Date :
11:15 AM Saturday
Room :
1501
Interested : (214) - Registered : (95)

Speakers: Douglas Crockford

Techniques that are effective in managing other professions do not work on programmers. This talk is for managers who want to be better managers of programmers, and for programmers who want to help their managers to be better managers of programmers.

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The Better Parts

Level :
Beginner
Date :
9:45 AM Saturday
Room :
SmithWick
Interested : (366) - Registered : (203)

Speakers: Douglas Crockford

This talk is about using programming languages more effectively, and using that experience to create and select better programming languages. There are bad practices in software development that are so old and well established that it is difficult to recognize the problems they cause. There will be a review of the new good parts in ES6. JSON will also be mentioned.

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