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JavaScript: The Gateway Language, or Why You Should Teach Your Kids JavaScript

by Liz

Published March 17, 2014 in Programming

When we talk about JavaScript, we're not *really* talking about JavaScript: we're talking about JavaScript and its various libraries, frameworks, and compilers. JavaScript is a gateway language for new technologists, providing a large amount of functionality spread across numerous libraries, growing in complexity with the students' skill. In this talk, I'll cover why and how to prepare your children for Skynet by teaching them JavaScript.

Presented at Mountain West JavaScript on March 17, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah.