Past Meetup

Burlington JS: Hands on with Javascript

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Details

Whether you're new to javascript or you've been hacking on the browser for years, this workshop is meant for you.

Bring your computer! We'll have tables set up with a mentor and a prepared topic at each table. Topics range from "New to Programming" to more nuanced topics like "Callbacks and Promises".

Topics (link to the exercises) (https://github.com/burlingtonjs/js-usergroup-rampup)

1. New to Programming - When do I use if, for, switch, var?

2. New to Javascript - What is falsy, bind, call, apply?

3. JS in Node - What is node, npm, commonJS?

4. Native DOM - What do you mean I don't need jQuery anymore?

5. Array Methods - When do I use slice, splice, filter, map, reduce?

6. Objects and Inheritance - How do I do inheritance in JavaScript?

7. *NEW* ES6 - What are some of the new features in ES2015 aka ES6?

8. Callbacks and Promises - What is callback hell? What is a promise?

Mentoring

Already an expert in some of these topics? Then come help level-up your local javascript community by serving as a mentor at one of the tables! Email [masked] if you're interested in helping out as a mentor.

The primary audience for this is beginner to intermediate, but we still need the advanced members to show up to provide mentorship.

Where?

The Gallery at Main Street Landing (https://www.google.com/maps/place/Main+Street+Landing+Performing+Arts+Center/@44.477331,-73.219681,17z/data=!4m7!1m4!3m3!1s0x4cca7af0798e1479:0xa267a15d8391c342!2sMain+Street+Landing+Performing+Arts+Center!3b1!3m1!1s0x4cca7af0798e1479:0xa267a15d8391c342), second floor.

There is plenty of free parking in the Main Street Landing lot, see map (http://i.snag.gy/I4gnK.jpg).