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JSON Creator Douglas Crawford Reveals the Brilliance Within JavaScript at AJAXWorld

"If you avoid the bad parts, JavaScript works really well. There is some brilliance in it."

JavaScript is currently the world's most used programming language, JSON creator Douglas Crawford told a very full keynote room full of delegates at the 6th International RIA Conference & Expo in San Jose, CA, today. "The very best part of JS is its stability. That is what made AJAX possible," declared Crockford. He then went on, though, to sketch in details some of JavaScript's bad parts.

The Most Distinguished Conference Faculty Alumni -
A Who's Who of the RIA Rock Stars!
AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo faculty alumni include such notable speakers as: Brad Abrams (Microsoft), Danny Allan (Watchfire), Jean-Francois Arcand (Sun Microsystems), Roland Barcia (IBM), Jeffrey Barr (Amazon), Robb Beal (Lazslo Systems), Sumeer Bhola (IBM), Robert Boedigheimer (The Schwan Food Company), David Boloker (IBM), Jeff Brown (G2One), Shane Bryzak (JBoss), Bob Buffone (Nexaweb), Kurt Cagle, Kord Campbell (Splunk), Max Carlson (Lazslo Systems), Marco Cassario (Adobe), Andre Charland (Nitobi), William Cava (Ektron), Frank Cohen (PushToTest), Lauren Cooney (IBM), Rod Cope (OpenLogic), Douglas Crockford (Yahoo), Jnan Dash (Curl), Andy Denmark (TripIt), Andrew Donoho (IBM), Jon Doyle (CommuniGate Systems), Andreas Ecker (1&1 Internet AG), Yakov Fain (Farata Systems), John Fallows (Kaazing), Jon Ferraiola (OpenAjax Alliance), Giuseppe Ferrigno (MomentumSI), Lou Fox (Blue Wolf), Anthony Franco (EffectiveUI), John Fronckowiak (IDC Consulting), Michael Galpin (eBay), Andrea Gazzaniga (Funambol), Evan Gerber (Molecular), Joshua Gertzen (ThinWire), Becky Gibson (IBM), Michael Girouard (Magnani Caruso Dutto), Paul Giurata (Catalyst Resources), Ted Goddard (ICEsoft), Sue Googe (Edream Solutions), Jeremy Grelle (SpringSource), Mike Grushin (SharpStyle Labs), Arun Gupta (Sun Microsystems), Andi Gutmans (Zend), Kevin Hakman (Aptana), Bert Halstead (Curl), James Harmon (Object Training Group), Jeff Haynie (Appcelerator), Mark Heid (IBM), Christian Heilmann (Yahoo), Billy Hoffman (HP), Kevin Hoffman, Kingsley Idehen (OpenLink Software), Jonas Jacobi (Kaazing), Dietrich Kappe (Pathfinder), Chris Keene (Wavemaker), Renat Khasanshyn (Apatar), Scott Kirkwood (MomentumSI), Peter Kirwan (Webmetrics), John Krahulec (ConceptSolutions), Senthil Krishnapillai (Sybase iAnywhere), Steve Maryka (ICEsoft), Mark McIlvane (Velocent Systems), Eric Miraglia (Yahoo), Stewart Nickolas (IBM), Peter Nickolov (3Tera), Emil Ong (Caucho Technology), Mike Padilla (Vanguard), Sriram Padmanabhan (IBM), Guy Peled (Gizmox), Adam Peller (IBM); Olivier Poupeney (DreamFace Interactive), Hooman Radfar (Clearspring), David Rapperport (Quest Diagnostics), Scott Regan (Sonoa Systems), Mark Ric (Kaazing), Asaf Saar (SAP Labs), Chris Schalk (Google), David Schlesinger (ACCESS), Joe Stagner (Microsoft), Jeff Tapper (Digital Primates IT Consulting Services), Shashank Tiwari (Saven Technologies), Ian Tomlin (NDMC), Lars Trieloff (Day Software), Rob Tweed (M/Gateway Developments), Coach Wei (Nexaweb), Matthias Wessendorf (Oracle), Chris Williams (Aptana), Dev Worah (Virtusa).

6th International AJAX World RIA Conference & Expo Faculty
SYS-CON's upcoming "6th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo" faculty includes such distinguished speakers as: Brad Abrams (Microsoft), Christopher Allen (iPhoneWebDev.com), Jeffrey Barr (Amazon), David Boloker (IBM), Bob Buffone (Nexaweb), Max Carlson (Openlaszlo.org), Dave Carroll (Salesforce.com), William Cava (Ektron), Roberto Chinnici (Sun Microsystems), Jeremy Chone (Nexaweb), Douglas Crockford (Yahoo), Jnan Dash (Curl), Andy Denmark (TripIt), Ali Diab (AdMob), Jon Doyle (CommuniGate Systems), Jim Driscoll (Sun Microsystems), John Fallows (Kaazing), Eric Farrar (Sybase iAnywhere), Jon Ferraiolo (IBM), Marcus Franz (BF Blogform Search), Chuck Freedman (Ribbit), John Fronckowiak (IDC Consulting), Michael Galpin (eBay), Evan Gerber (Molecular), Michael Girouard (Magani Caruso Dutton), Dan Gisolfi (IBM), Ted Goddard (ICEsoft), Sue Googe (Edream Solutions), Laurie Gray (OneSpring), Jeremy Grelle (SpringSource), Mike Grushin (feedbackFX), Arun Gupta (Sun Microsystems), Scott Guthrie (Microsoft), Wesley Hales (JBoss/Red Hat), Brent Hamby (NextDB.net), Geoff Hendrey (NextDB.net), Michael Ho (Quasidea Developments), Billy Hoffman (HP), Pieter Humphrey (Oracle (BEA)), Kingsley Idehen (OpenLink Software), Jonas Jacobi (Kaazing), Christophe Jolif (ILOG), Yehuda Katz (EngineYard), Chris Keene (Wavemaker), Charles Kendrick (Isomorphic), Howard Kiewe (Info-Tech Research Group), Ed Kiraly (ILOG), Roger Kitain (Sun Microsystems), John Krahulec (Bizwhazee), Senthil Krishnapillai (Sybase iAnywhere), Chris Laffra (IBM), Peter Laird (Oracle), Jan Linden (Global IP Solutions), Kevin Lynch (Adobe), Stephen Maryka (ICEsoft), Dave Meeker (Roundarch), Mark Meeker (Orbitz Worldwide), Ryan Moquin (BEA Systems), Greg Murray (Aptana), Guy Naor (Morph Labs), Kevin Nilson (E*Trade), Michael Oliver (Corent Technology), Adam Polansky (Travelocity), Matthew Quinlan (Appcelerator), Tatiana Nasser Rafique (SS & C Technologies), Juan Camilo Ruiz (Oracle Development Tools for JDeveloper/ADP), Ben Rushlo (Keynote Systems), Frank Salim (Kaazing), Chris Schalk (Google), Andy Schwartz (Oracle), Bill Scott (Yahoo), Ian Shelby (Gen X Design), Shay Shmeltzer (Oracle JDeveloper), Karthik Shyamsunder (VeriSign), Raghavan Srinivas (Sun Microsystems), Peter Svensson (Nethouse AB), Nicholas Thomas (Finicity), Rob Tweed (M/Gateway) Kirstan Vandersluis (XAware), James Ward (Adobe), Coach Wei (RazorSpeed LLC), Adrian Weisberg (Takuan Consulting), Bill Westerman (Create with Context), Elaine Wherry (Meebo) and Dev Worah (Virtusa).

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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