JavaScript vNext – What, Why, and How of ECMAScript 6 (ES6)


JavaScript is a very flexible language with a range of issues. Thankfully, many of those issues will be addressed in ECMAScript 6, the next version of the language. In this session, we’ll highlight various features of ECMAScript 6 and discuss how to use them in today’s web development as well as prepare for the future.
We’ll discuss improvement to the language providing developer productivity gains and better coding practices. In addition, we’ll review the tools and libraries allowing the use of some of these features before support is available in current browser versions.

Boulos Dib

Boulos Dib is a consultant and founder of Napeague Inc., a New York City based consulting company focused on Microsoft technologies.  Programming since 1983, Boulos specializes in developing solutions and services and has worked with clients in a variety of domains including financial, legal, media, security, and e-commerce.   He is a developer, trainer, and frequent speaker at local user groups.  Boulos is the founder of the NY Windows Developers meetup, co-founder of the NY Pluralsight Study Group, Assistant organizer of the NY ALT.Net and the NYC Code Camp as well as former Co-Organizer of the NY Windows Phone and NY XAML User groups.