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Thursday, February 21 • 11:30am - 11:55am
PRO TALK: The Joy and Horror of Third-Party Scripting

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How do you go about developing JavaScript that runs live of other people's sites (e.g. analytics, social buttons, badges, etc)? How can you use the latest ECMAScript features without colliding with the host page's (sometimes broken) polyfills? What about loading the code, caching, tracking errors and performance? This session draws from the experience with one the world's most popular third-party libraries (Facebook JavaScript SDK) and tells the story of its recent refactoring and rethinking.

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Stoyan Stefanov

Software Engineer, Facebook
Stoyan Stefanov is a Facebook engineer, ex-Yahoo, architect of the YSlow 2.0 performance tool and creator of the smush.it image optimization tool. He's the author of the books "JavaScript Patterns", "Object-Oriented JavaScript", and "React: Up and Running". Stoyan blogs at phpied.com... Read More →

Thursday February 21, 2019 11:30am - 11:55am PST
Junior Ballroom - Stage D