Spotlight: JavaScript

2012-03-24 00:00:00 2012-03-24 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight: JavaScript The Spotlight event series concentrates on relevant tech topics for one day, allowing interactive professionals and students to build up their skills at a low price point with a minimal time commitment. The second in the series puts a spotlight on JavaScript, a development language… Toronto FITC Toronto

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Overview

Javascript is sick! However sometimes you might feel envious when you hear about strong typing, code completion, classes, and all that other stuff to aid in developing large scale applications. What if you could do all that while still writing code that is very similar to Javascript? That’s where Haxe comes in. Haxe is a similar language to JS however it provides all of the above features and more. Also it is not bound to one target platform. In this session you will learn about the Haxe language and learn how using the same code base you can create Flash Applications, iPhone Application, and Native Desktop applications. Oh yeah and beloved jQuery likes Haxe too.