March 7-9, 2018
Montreal, Canada

Javascript is Awe-ful

JavaScript is an incredibly powerful language, and extremely accessible, but is subject to sometimes vitriolic abuse from other language communities for it's 'footguns' or WATs.

We will discuss the history of JavaScript, it's future, and how it's common pitfalls can be worked around. We will also tour over a dozen other language WATs to show that it's not just JavaScript that can cause developers pain.

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Katie McLaughlin

Katie has worn many different hats over the years. She has previously been a software developer for many languages, systems administrator for multiple operating systems, and speaker on many different topics.

When she's not changing the world, she enjoys making tapestries, cooking, and seeing just how well various application stacks handle emoji.

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