Front End Happy Hour

Episode 013 - Drinking in the present to learn future JavaScript

Aug. 18, 2016

In episode 13 of the Front End Happy Hour podcast, we’re joined by Jafar Husain from Netflix to talk with us about the future of JavaScript. Jafar is part of the TC-39 committee that helps determine the future specs of ECMAScript. Jafar shares a lot of interesting insights into how the committee works and how a feature makes it's way into the spec. Jafar also talks to us about Observables and cancellable promises. Items mentioned in the episode: TC-39, ECMAScript, Iterators and Generators, Proxies, Observables, Promises, Evan Czaplicki, Yehuda Katz, Rust Language, TypeScript, Elm Language, PureScript, Flow, Jay Phelps, LazyDOM, Tracy Lee Guests: Jafar Husain - @jhusain Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Picks: Jafar Husain - Idris Language Ryan Burgess - Status, process, and documents for ECMA262 Ryan Burgess - Octomore Scotch 07.1 Jem Young - Morbotron Jem Young - Full Stack Toronto Derrick Showers - Glimmer 2 Deep Dive Derrick Showers - Rogue varieties Brian Holt - I Really Like Angular 2 - Trailer for The Jeff Cross Show on Modern Web feat Jafar Husain Brian Holt - Modern Web Podcast

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