Async:

A JavaScript meetup for Brighton & Hove

Next Event:

Getting Started with ES6 Modules Today on Lanyrd

Presented by Jack Franklin.

@ 68 Middle St Brighton, BN1 Map of 68 Middle St
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Traditionally modules in JS have been difficult - we’ve fantastic, but complex, solutions like Browserify or RequireJS - but ES6 brings its own module system that is fantastic to work with. In this talk I’ll show you how it works and how you can use libraries to start using ES6 modules in your production apps today.

We’ll cover the following topics:

  • ECMAScript 6 and specifically the ES6 Module System
  • Using ES6 today with jspm and SystemJS
  • To present this I will build a small application that uses all the above technologies in the talk.

Jack Franklin is a developer, speaker and author who blogs at javascriptplayground.com and has authored “Beginning jQuery”. Jack works as an engineer at GoCardless and is also a Google Developer Expert for the Chrome HTML 5 and AngularJS platforms. He tweets as @jack_franklin and spends far too much time thinking about JavaScript and recently ReactJS.

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Async meets twice a month in Brighton & Hove, UK, to learn, discuss and play with JavaScript and related technologies.

We host talks, hack nights, show n’ tells and community events, all of which are free. Please sign up to each event you want to attend.

Doors open 7.15pm, main session begins 7.45pm, we end around 9.30pm and continue nearby for an evening social.