Monday, February 4, 2013

How I Learned To Enjoy JavaScript (link)

Eleven months ago I would have cringed at the thought of having to build large web applications, like the ones I'd usually built in Flex, using JavaScript. Over the years my JS usage became less and less; embed a SWF, fix an IE bug. At the same time the opportunity to work on a big web app that would need to be written in JavaScript was becoming a real possibility. I began to research what the latest JavaScript techniques, tools and best practices were being used by the JavaScript community. What I've learned over the last eleven months is that I am also capable of enjoying big development in JavaScript, even after being mainly an ActionScript developer for close to 10 years.

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