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The JS Ecosystem: Making Sense of the Madness

10.04.2017 at Node.js Interactive


Ethan Brown (Pop Art)

Being a JavaScript developer in 2017 is daunting. The proliferation of standards, frameworks, paradigms, tools, and services can be overwhelming. A lot of JavaScript developers don't even write JavaScript! This talk gives you practical advice on navigating the massive, chaotic JS ecosystem, and how to evaluate what technologies are most relevant and valuable to you.
Ethan is Director of Engineering at Pop Art, a Portland, Oregon software company specializing in digital content management. He is author of two O'Reilly titles: Web Development with Node and Express, and Learning JavaScript, 3rd Edition. He holds undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from Virginia Commonwealth University, and an MBA from Portland State University.