YUI Theater — Tom Hughes-Croucher: “How to Stop Writing Spaghetti Code” (45 min.)

By Eric MiragliaDecember 6th, 2010

Yahoo! engineer Tom Hughes-Croucher speaks at YUIConf 2010 at Yahoo! HQ in Sunnyvale, CA.

In this session from YUIConf 2010, Yahoo! engineer Tom Hughes-Croucher (@sh1mmer) explores different coding styles for event-driven, non-blocking server-side JavaScript and which styles are most successful.

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