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Tuesday, June 23 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm
What the AST? - Dominik Kundel, Twilio

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Two fundamental things that make the life of every developer easier are tokenizers and Abstract Syntax Trees. Whether it's your favorite syntax highlighting, linter, code formatting tool, or tools like the TypeScript compiler or Babel. All rely on these fundamental concepts. But how do they work?

In this session we'll look at what Tokenizer and Syntax parsers do, how an Abstract Syntax Tree looks like, why they are useful and other ways developers can benefit from them.

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Dominik Kundel

Developer Evangelist, Twilio
Dominik is a Developer Evangelist for Twilio in San Francisco. He loves tinkering with anything that can run JavaScript, from the front-end over servers to CLIs and coffee machines, he ran JavaScript anywhere he could. You can find him tweeting @dkundel or working on open source projects... Read More →

Tuesday June 23, 2020 4:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
Room 1
  Application Development and APIs