JavaScript Fundamentals: The Power of Functions

  • August 28, 2014 · 6:30 PM
  • Dev Bootcamp NYC

Functions in JavaScript can be used in all kinds of interesting ways: as constructors for objects, as closures encapsulating scope, and as objects themselves whose context and state can be changed before execution. Many JavaScript developers never use functions to their fullest capacity.


In this lesson, we will explore the various ways that functions can be used in JavaScript. There will be both experimentation and real-world examples.


Bring a laptop and be ready to get your hands dirty (with code).


Note: This meetup is reserved for alumni and prospective students of Dev Bootcamp.  More spaces for the event will be made available Tuesday 8/25. If you are not a Dev Bootcamp alumni or prospective student please RSVP on or after 8/25. Thank you.

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  • Tanner W.

    Thanks for coming, everybody! Hope you had a good time.

    I've put my Keynote online: http://cl.ly/3q102D380W3P so you can download it if you like.

    August 28

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great talk, I think the quick answer to what is a prototype is was the best part. Will slides be posted?

    August 28

    • Tanner W.

      Yup, the keynote is posted. See my earlier comment. :D

      August 29

  • Kim

    The RSVP has been opened to members of the general public. I'm looking forward to seeing everyone!

    August 28

  • Bob W

    I just read the note on the bottom. I haven't applied yet, but I intend to. Does this qualify me as a prospective student. If not, I will apply right after breakfast, because I really want to attend this and Dev Bootcamp is at the top of my list!

    August 21

    • Brendan

      Hi Bob, I'm a former DBC student and I believe this event is open to anyone who is interested in coming. Good luck with your application!

      August 26

    • Bob W

      Thanks, Brendan.

      August 26

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