Boston JS

Boston JS

#67 – May 5th, 2016 @ 7:00 pmMay Day!Bocoup (Back Entrance) - 50 Utica St., Boston MA

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Building Minesweeper - without frameworks  w/ Sarah Frisk
github: https://github.com/sfrisk
twitter: https://twitter.com/sarahfrisk
website: http://www.sarahfrisk.net

Minesweeper: the epic puzzle game of numbers that led to hours of homework procrastination throughout the 90s and 2000s.  Perfect introduction for learning the basics of game development in JavaScript, this exploration into JavaScript via the Canvas element will look at developing games without the use of a JavaScript library or framework

Sarah is a senior software developer for Vet’s First Choice in Portland Maine, Project Lead for the jQuery Foundation’s Chassis project, an indie game dev enthusiast, and a webcomic creator.

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From idea to proposal to JavaScript Feature w/ Leo Balter
github: https://github.com/leobalter
twitter: https://twitter.com/leobalter

It's known JavaScript is implemented following a standard specification, currently the ES2015 or just ES6. It's also known it is a work in progress with the upcoming ES2016 and ES2017. TC39, the current group moving ECMAScript forward, has a detailed staging process, which will be explained on a way to understand how an idea becomes reality featured in the specs and implemented in the browsers. 

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