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Modular JavaScript: The Magic of Module IDs by James Burke, Mozilla

Coursera

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

Mountain View, CA

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Work with modular JavaScript code?

James Burke from Mozilla will be exploring the difference between a module's ID and its location, and how module systems handle converting an ID to its location.  Concepts discussed include module bundling and how it relates to different delivery systems, HTTP/SPDY, DB storage and local disk access. Applicable to AMD, CommonJS and ES6 modules.

Agenda

  • 6:30pm - drinks, food, and mingle
  • 7:00pm - kick-off by John Ciancutti, Chief Product Officer at Coursera
  • 7:10pm - talk by James Burke, Mozilla
  • 7:50pm - thank you by Jiquan Ngiam and Leith Abdulla, Coursera


About the Speaker

During the day, James works for Mozilla on the email app for Firefox OS. At night, it's Mario Kart and projects related to Javascript modules (e.g. Require.js and volo).


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This is part of a semi-regular series we host in our Mountain View office. We'll have incredible speakers and topics from the tech industry lined up, including talks by our own team on what we're working on. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a night of learning, talk shop with our engineers, and meet other interesting industry folks! This event is open to all Coursera employees (no need to register), guests, and any interested parties.



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Coursera
381 E Evelyn Ave
Mountain View, CA 94041

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)


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