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JavaScript in the Enterprise



Attila Szegedi discusses the usage of Javascript in the enterprise. Topics covered include the benefits of Javascript, scalability, architectural solutions, continuations, organizational benefits and challenges, hiding functions and fields, JSDoc, differences between Java and Javascript, code quality, modularity, threading, shared objects, precompilation, JS expression language, and web flow.


Attila Szegedi is the chief software architect of Adeptra Inc, responsible for the core platform that handles a million automated telephony interactions daily. At this scale of operations, problems to solve include algorithms with exotic probability distributions, code generators, distributed JavaScript language runtimes, and system evolution threatening to invoke Greenspun's Tenth Rule at times.

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Oct 21, 2009