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History of JavaScript and new exciting features of Nashorn and Project Avatar

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JavaScript is all the rage! If you have not heard of node-this-node-that there where have you been?

Not to want to miss all the attention, Oracle has put its brightest minds in upgrading Java’s JavaScript engines with 95% Java-To-Node compatibility.

Join Rory as we discover the history of JavaScript and the new exciting features of Nashorn and “Project Avatar (” -


18:00 - 19:00 Social and food

19:00 - 20:00 Rory Preddy.

The sponsor for the food and venue is BBD.

11 Boundary Road, Isle of Houghton, WildsView Ent II, Houghton Estate · Johannesburg