Northern Virginia Software Symposium

November 1 - 3, 2019

Rediscovering JavaScript

Sunday - Nov 3 9:00 AM

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Founder of Agile Developer, Inc.

Based on the book with the same title as this talk, this presentation will explore the modern features of JavaScript that make this a pleasant language to use. Come to this presentation to get a quick jumpstart on the elegant capabilities from passing arguments, to creating iterators, to destructring, and working with classes using ES 6 and beyond.


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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.