Amjad Masad

Amjad Masad
Front-end engineer, codecademy

Website | @amjad_masad

Born and raised in Jordan, Amjad grew frustrated by the state of Computer Science education and the lack of available means to introduce beginners to programming. Amjad spends most of his days thinking about and developing browser tools that help people learn and explore new programming languages. Amjad joined Codecademy and moved to New York to pursue the mission of making coding accessible to anyone with a browser.

Sessions

JavaScript in the Browser, Golden Gate 4-5
Amjad Masad (codecademy)
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At codecademy we evaluate, test and analyze student code in JavaScript. Amjad Masad has built a sandboxed "evaluation engine" in JavaScript that is able to evaluate and more recently analyze code from at least 3 languages. We depend heavily on high performance JavaScript engines, the latest HTML5 features and some browser hacks to make this work! Read more.

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