JavaScript: The Weird Parts

by Robert Masen | at Minnebar spring 2020 (canceled)

In this session we'll cover some of the strange and absurd parts of JavaScript learned over the last 2 years of building a JavaScript parser.

Do you know what a with statement does?

What about 'use strict' or

How many things can a * mean?

Regular Expression literals...

4 different kinds of comments!

4 different kinds of NeW LiNeS!

Unicode, everywhere!


Robert Masen

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