Javascript: The Bad Parts with John K. Paul


“I have no expectation nor would this be realistic, that any one framework will ever win out.”

John K. Paul is an engineering manager and speaker, who has given several talks on Javascript, including JavaScript, the Real Bad Parts. He is the CTO of InRhythm and also an organizer of NYCHTML5.


  • Why do people get so wrapped up in the hype of the Virtual DOM?
  • Why is React functional?
  • What is your history of working with JavaScript?
  • What do you think about Elm going towards the future?
  • What are the challenges when working with large organizations from the point of view as a consultancy?
  • What’s the software engineering ethos of NYC like?
  • Where are we going with the next generation of web applications?


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