101: With John Resig

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This week we were joined by John Resig. John is the Dean of Computer Science at Khan Academy and the creator of the jQuery JavaScript library. He’s also the author of the books Pro JavaScript Techniques and Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja.



John Resig

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John is a Javascript programmer, author and creator of jQuery.

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  • 42:08 Is it worth it for me to start investing my time into learning all these new frameworks (such as backbone, angular, ember)?
  • 46:50 I work as a front-end developer at Hiplogiq. We are looking to fill a couple of front-end dev internships. We would like to offer more opportunities to women in our field, but I have found that is extremely hard to find candidates. Do you guys have any ideas where else can I find students that may want to be part of our internship program? (check out: Women Who Code)
  • 58:00 Should I learn Javascript or JQuery?
  • 61:45 Minigames with canvas?