New England Software Symposium

September 28 - 30, 2018

JavaScript: The Fascinating Parts

Saturday - Sep 29 9:00 AM - WAYLAND

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Founder of Agile Developer, Inc.

JavaScript is no longer that scary nasty language. There are so many wonderful features in the modern versions of this language that I can't stop praising it. In this presentation we will focus on some of the most exciting features of the language that make programming in JavaScript a pleasant experience.

We will dive into beautiful parts and features from ES 6, ES 7, and ES 8.

About Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at You can reach him by email at or on twitter at @venkat_s.