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Archived Event

September 2021

JavaScript Marathon is a full week of free, online courses on React, TypeScript, GraphQL, and more. Come learn about some of the leading web development technologies and concepts!

Developing Quality through Compassion

featuring Hunter Miller

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Live on September 20th, 2021 @ 11:00am ET | In this talk, we’ll show how empathy can lead to better outcomes and higher quality when developing software. You’ll learn how to cultivate more compassion towards others, how to use that to build the right things, and how it can improve your own effectiveness and those around you.

The Meaning of Web Accessibility: Accessible HTML & Assistive Technologies

featuring Nic Steenhout

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Public Release on September 21st, 2021 @ 11:00am ET | In this session, he covers some of the top level concepts in accessibility, including why accessibility is important, the diverse ways that disability and accessibility manifest in the web space, and how to start improving your technologies for use by disabled web users and those using assistive technologies.

Design Patterns in JavaScript (And How They Can Clean Up Your Code)

featuring Tim Winfred

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Live on September 22nd, 2021 @ 11:00am ET | Design patterns are a bit of a controversial topic in the dev community. While some developers believe they are overly complicated, others are dogmatic about using them. As a JavaScript engineer, there's a good chance you'll need to know them at some point in your career whether you subscribe to design patterns or not. Let's unpack a few commonly-used JavaScript design patterns together, and discuss how they can make your code cleaner and easier to maintain.

Introduction to Web Assembly

featuring Jay Phelps

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Public Release on September 23rd, 2021 @ 11:00am ET | Join members of the This Dot Labs team for a live Q&A with Web Assembly (WASM) expert, Jay Phelps, Co-Founder of Outsmartly. Learn the basics, like what web assembly is and isn't, why developers use WASM, what techniques and tooling to use depending on what you're trying to accomplish, and how to get started practicing WASM techniques yourself. Plus, hear live developer questions on WASM's use in enterprise level development, whether you need to learn a language like RUST to effectively leverage WASM, what considerations you need to make when designing features for specific browsers, and other advanced topics!


If you would like to learn more about how you can leverage This Dot’s expertise to upskill your team, and reinvigorate your developers with new knowledge about the web’s leading development technologies, visit the trainings page.