crafting (and) JavaScript

Bookmark collect, October 2015 #1

Just five items, one link and comments to Reginald Braithwaite's "Invent the future" and four others.

Invent the future - Reginald Braithwaite

Optimizing for readability, sometimes the implementation is really terrible. Behind the scenes those testing frameworks and so on are really ugly. And they are leaky abstractions.

You have to work with them in the way they were thought of to be used.

You have to understand what the exact model is that makes it so easy to read.


Language features are kind of a technical debt. They give you something today, but down the road you will be paying for them.