YUIConf 2011 Evening Keynote

Hello everyone:

Bayjax is excited to team up with YUIConf to bring you a special open-to-the-public evening keynote featuring Douglas Crockford.

In his latest installment, Douglas presents "Crockford On JavaScript: Section 8: Programming Style and Your Brain":

    "Computer programs are the most complicated things that humans make. They must be perfect, which is hard for us because we are not perfect.
    Programming is thought to be a "head" activity, but there is a lot of "gut" involved. Indeed, it may be the gut that gives us the insight necessary for solving hard problems. But gut messes us up when it come to matters of style.
    The systems in our brains that make us vulnerable to advertising and propaganda also influence our programming styles. This talk looks systematically at the development of a programming style that specifically improves the reliability of programs. The examples are given in JavaScript, a language with an uncommonly large number of bad parts, but the principles are applicable to all languages."

Seating is very limited, so register now!



6:00 - 6:30: Networking, Refreshments, Recruiting announcements(please come see me if you have any)

6:30 - 7:00: Demos

7:00 - 8:30 : Keynote 



Yahoo! Great America campus

Yahoo Inc, GA-3 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA



Thursday Nov 3rd


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  • Tirthankar B.

    Doug Crockford, the gut man.

    November 6, 2011

  • Manuel J.

    Thanks Douglas for teaching us about JS dog balls! (function ())();

    November 4, 2011

  • K Ramesh Babu, C.

    Excellent. The philosophical views shared by Doug are always insightful.

    November 4, 2011

  • David B.

    First time at a Yahoo event for me, the talks were off the charts, both the tech presentation about INTO_NOW as well as the Javascript discussion, it was the most eye opening and insightful talk I have heard on this topic.

    November 4, 2011

  • Chris V.

    Excellent. Doug Crockford is informative and entertaining on a seemingly dry topic like programming style. He leas us to write better code.

    November 4, 2011

  • jiunn l.

    Well presented with good humors

    November 4, 2011

  • Paul B.

    Great content and engaging presentation style. I appreciate getting more insight into the "Good Parts"

    November 4, 2011

  • Roman V S.

    Douglas was, as always, at the top of his game! Illuminating, funny and charming.

    November 4, 2011

  • Brent L.

    It's a great event that I was able to pick up and understand some problems and issues of my style of coding. However, the discuss content is too general, though.

    November 4, 2011

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