Defense Against the JavaScript Dark Arts

A presentation at Kansas City Developer Conference in in Kansas City, MO, USA by James Quick

In the magical world of JavaScript, you have the power to do almost anything, but with great power comes great responsibility. Do you have the magical prowess to protect yourself from the darkest depths of JavaScript?

In this talk, we discuss 5 spells that you can use protect yourself from the most common JavaScript pitfalls. Some of these are as easy as a swish and flick of the old magic wand thanks to modern JavaScript tooling, but the rest comes from establishing best practices and a new mindset. After this talk, you will walk away head high and wand at the ready!