Paul Irish

From Wikipedia: Paul Irish is an American front-end web developer, and developer advocate for Google Chrome. He is also recognized as an expert in cutting edge Web Technologies like HTML5 and CSS3.[1]

A true HTML5 Guru, he has a natural style of presenting that is always fun and engaging. Here are a number of select videos where Paul covers topics related to JavaScript. He breaks things down in simple language and exposes excellent approaches to improve your own projects.

10 Things I Learned from the jQuery Source

jQuery is a fast, feature-rich JavaScript library. Revered by just about everyone, this code base has thousands of hours of development and testing. All the cross-browser lessons of over 10 years of development are distilled within. With a reputation of being rock-solid, imagine what you can learn by disecting the source… but where do you even start?

Paul walks through the jQuery source like a pal on a hike, he points out all the goodness and power in simple approach that is very effective. Get a deeper understanding of how jQuery works and how you can use these same techniques to improve your own code.

11 More Things I Learned from the jQuery Source

Nice followup from the last talk. Paul is always great with his unique, relaxed way of presenting.

Fluent 2012: Paul Irish, “Javascript Development Workflow of 2013”

The past two years have given us a wealth of tools and editor innovation that makes developing web apps more fun and certainly more productive. Learn what a modern development workflow looks like, from editors and plugins, to authoring abstractions, testing and DVCS integration.

1. “Paul Irish The HTML5 Hero” (PDF; 105MB). Appliness (Adobe) (5): 69–79. August 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2013.

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