Campus Spotlight

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Feb. 8, 2014
Photo by Dan Wang

John Resig ’05 (computer science) spoke with students on Feb. 7 about how his recent work with Khan Academy is changing how people learn how to program. Resig, the creator of jQuery, a JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML, now works at Khan Academy, an educational website. His talk titled, “Hacking CS Education at Khan Academy,” looked at the structure of the platform and the implementation of the real-time JavaScript editor system.

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