JavaScript: Break all the Rulez

This talk will demonstrate that, whether its double-equals coercion, iteration without hasOwnProperty, augmenting native prototypes or even fraternizing with the evil eval and with, there is a time and place for virtually every feature of JavaScript and taking the time to study and understand their potential will enrich the programming experience, just as a broader vocabulary enriches the speaking experience.

The final advice is rock solid:

It’s OK to break a rule if you understand why the rule exists and you can mitigate (or safely ignore) the concerns of the rulemakers and breaking the rule would add value

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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