Thursday, March 17, 2011

JavaScript Watching

Douglas Crockford is a noted expert on JavaScript and reviews what's great about the language (as well as what's not so great). His video has an explanation why:
if (x) {

is not the same as:
if (x)

and why the first way is correct (spoiler: semi-colon injection). Yes! K&R curly braces win out!

JavaScript: The Good Parts

And the book at Amazon:

JavaScript: The Good Parts

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