Javascript Quotes

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“We see a lot of feature-driven product design in which the cost of features is not properly accounted. Features can have a negative value to customers because they make the products more difficult to understand and use. We are finding that people like products that just work. It turns out that designs that just work are much harder to produce that designs that assemble long lists of features.”
Douglas Crockford, JavaScript: The Good Parts

“You should imagine variables as tentacles, rather than boxes. They do not contain values; they grasp them—two variables can refer to the same value.”
Marijn Haverbeke, Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming

Robert Duchnik
“Reusability is key in reducing bugs and coding quickly. The more I use a piece of code, the more confident and familiar I become with it, which in turn significantly speeds up my development time.”
Robert Duchnik, jQuery Plugin Development In 30 Minutes

Robert Duchnik
“In my experience, requirements change quite often, or new situations will arise that weren’t anticipated at the start of the project. If the situation can be addressed with a plugin, I just whip open the standalone plugin page, make the updates and pop the new plugin back in. Because the plugin is self-contained, it’s easy to recreate the problem, fix it, and get it back into the codebase.”
Robert Duchnik, jQuery Plugin Development In 30 Minutes

Robert Duchnik
“Ultimately, I try to think of my application’s main codebase as just stringing together various components and code from many sources. It just controls logic and flow. The real nitty-gritty is handled behind the scenes. This is why frameworks like Backbone are so important — they hide a lot of the details in the background and allow you to just focus on the flow and control of your application.”
Robert Duchnik, jQuery Plugin Development In 30 Minutes

Robert Duchnik
“believe the power of jQuery is highly underutilized. Most developers will take advantage of its shortcuts and CSS selectors, but most of the time they fail to take advantage of much else. Being able to extend jQuery, whether by adding your own functions, CSS selectors or full-blown plugins, makes you a much stronger and smarter developer.”
Robert Duchnik, jQuery Plugin Development In 30 Minutes

Robert Duchnik
“jQuery is by far the most widely used library for JavaScript. It is used on more than 50% of websites. Many frameworks, such as Backbone and Twitter’s Bootstrap, are built on top of jQuery. Being able to extend and write plugins for jQuery can not only save lots of time, but also makes code much cleaner and easier to maintain.”
Robert Duchnik, jQuery Plugin Development In 30 Minutes

“You’re building your own maze, in a way, and you might just get lost in it.”
Marijn Haverbeke, Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming

“Java is to JavaScript what Car is to Carpet.”
Chris Heilmann

“JavaScript’s global scope is like a public toilet. You can’t avoid going in there, but try to limit your contact with surfaces when you do.”
Dmitry Baranovskiy

Jeremy Keith
“Java is to JavaScript as ham is to hamster.”
Jeremy Keith, Resilient Web Design

Robert Duchnik
“A good standalone plugin can also make you a fair amount of money. Many developers make a decent living by simply maintaining and updating one or two crucial plugins that are far better than anything available for free.”
Robert Duchnik, jQuery Plugin Development In 30 Minutes