Month: November 2017

Understanding JavaScript’s Engine with Cartoons

Overview In a previous article, we detailed how JavaScript’s engine works in terms of event execution and briefly mentioned compilation. Yes, you read that correctly. JavaScript is compiled, though unlike other language compilers that have build stages that allow for early optimization, JavaScript’s compilers are forced to compile the code at the last second — literally. The […]

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Javascript, What Are You?

By: Raji Ayinla, Codesmith Intern [Comic] Javascript, What Are You? The Scenario You’re sitting at a job interview at WECode.js that a staffing agency like Codesmith Staffing has set up for you, Mr. Javascript Developer. The hiring manager clears her throat after glancing at your exquisitely detailed resume and asks, “What is Javascript?”’ “A single-threaded […]

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