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Is it
CrossFit or
JavaScript?
by Ara Pehlivanian
Let’s play a game…
Try to guess which
I’m talking about…
CrossFit…
CrossFit or
JavaScript
CrossFit or
JavaScript
Its name is a compound word,
CrossFit or
JavaScript
Its name is a compound word,
with a capitalized middle letter.
It has a terrible logo.
It was created by one guy,
in California,
in the mid-90s.
It’s often misunderstood,
even by experts.
It has a history of not being
taken seriously,
yet enjoys worldwide popularity.
Programming is kind of necessary,
and the programming is often functional.
You’ll need to learn proper hoisting
technique to avoid problems,
and you’ll find yourself working with
a lot of objects.
It has its good parts,
and not so good parts.
Discussing it can get contentious,
and will require learning a new language, full
of acronyms.
It has an opinionated figurehead,
but it isn’t a cult.
but it isn’t a cult.
(That’s what my leader says.)
Oh, and it works on your back end.
So? Is it
CrossFit or
JavaScript?
Thanks!
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Is it CrossFit or JavaScript?

In this presentation I try and prove that CrossFit and JavaScript are very similar if not the same.

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Is it CrossFit or JavaScript?

  1. 1. Is it CrossFit or JavaScript? by Ara Pehlivanian
  2. 2. Let’s play a game…
  3. 3. Try to guess which I’m talking about…
  4. 4. CrossFit…
  5. 5. CrossFit or JavaScript
  6. 6. CrossFit or JavaScript Its name is a compound word,
  7. 7. CrossFit or JavaScript Its name is a compound word, with a capitalized middle letter.
  8. 8. It has a terrible logo.
  9. 9. It was created by one guy,
  10. 10. in California,
  11. 11. in the mid-90s.
  12. 12. It’s often misunderstood,
  13. 13. even by experts.
  14. 14. It has a history of not being taken seriously,
  15. 15. yet enjoys worldwide popularity.
  16. 16. Programming is kind of necessary,
  17. 17. and the programming is often functional.
  18. 18. You’ll need to learn proper hoisting technique to avoid problems,
  19. 19. and you’ll find yourself working with a lot of objects.
  20. 20. It has its good parts,
  21. 21. and not so good parts.
  22. 22. Discussing it can get contentious,
  23. 23. and will require learning a new language, full of acronyms.
  24. 24. It has an opinionated figurehead,
  25. 25. but it isn’t a cult.
  26. 26. but it isn’t a cult. (That’s what my leader says.)
  27. 27. Oh, and it works on your back end.
  28. 28. So? Is it CrossFit or JavaScript?
  29. 29. Thanks!

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