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

Mountain West JavaScript 2014 in Salt Lake City, UT

March 17 2014

Abstract

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. Prepare your children for Skynet: teach them JavaScript.

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