Great Lakes Software Symposium

November 2 - 4, 2018

JavaScript: From Classes to Decorators

Friday - Nov 2 3:15 PM - GALLERY

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Founder of Agile Developer, Inc.

To say the least, writing classes in JavaScript was a weird experience. It never felt right. Well the language has set it right finally. In this presentation we will learn about the different capabilities in JavaScript to do OO programming. Along the way we will dive into some advanced concepts as well.

Learn how to program with this powerful language that has matured significantly in the recent years.

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.