Jeremy Ashkenas is author of Coffeescript, Underscore, Backbone
New York Times – visualization
Finding interesting data and a way how to convey them to readers.
Need to work only just for a one day. 24 hours before deadline.
Can’t just throw code at the problem. On server, there’s little penalty for abstraction. But browser’s land is limited. You have to be smarter.
Accomplishing goal without a lot of supporting code.
Polyfills kill (or extending native objects) - be careful.
Crockford’s suggestion on Object.create