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Ben Nadel at CFUNITED 2010 (Landsdown, VA) with: Jamie Samland
Ben Nadel at CFUNITED 2010 (Landsdown, VA) with: Jamie Samland ( @jsamland )

James Newell

Member since Sep 15, 2015

Recent Blog Comments By James Newell

  • Var For Life - Why Let And Const Don't Interest Me In JavaScript

    Posted on Nov 12, 2015 at 7:40 PM

    @Emir I agree that the concept of const can be handled with a comment or casing convention, but that still doesn't make it a constant value that the compiler could be optimized for or that prevents the user for changing it after initialization. Using the const keyword for true constants in a progra... read more »

  • Var For Life - Why Let And Const Don't Interest Me In JavaScript

    Posted on Nov 12, 2015 at 8:15 AM

    I think the introduction of let clears up the scoping issues inherent with bar. Anyone that has programmed in JavaScript for any length of time is used to the non-block scoped nature of var and will often structure code in a manner to make the variable scope clearer (see Douglas Crockford's jslint r... read more »

  • The User Experience (UX) Of Container Store Parts Packaging

    Posted on Sep 15, 2015 at 9:02 PM

    I just out together a small piece of furniture with the same ingenious packaging of parts. I had the exact same reaction as you with my mind immediately recognizing the UX implications. The best solutions are often the most simple and obvious in hindsight.... read more »

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