Modern JavaScript: An Incident Pit One Inch at a Time

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No matter how beautiful the webpages and service endpoint written in Perl, they're probably eventually going to be displayed in a user's browser. Browsers increasingly mean JavaScript and the modern JavaScript ecosystem can be daunting. The goal of this talk is to illustrate in miniature the problems and decisions that motivated the development of the modern JS ecosystem, with the hope of making it easier to understand what the major pieces are and how they got there.