Taking a break

I’ll be back on Monday, 17 March 2014 and will announce if and how 2ality will continue.


JavaScript time values: dates as milliseconds since 1970-01-01

This blog post explains how JavaScript dates are stored internally as time values, milliseconds since 1970-01-01.


What are integers in JavaScript?

According to the ECMAScript specification, all numbers in JavaScript are floating-point. Yet, the notion of integer comes up occasionally. This blog post explains what it means.


Video: Fake operator overloading

On 2012-05-31, I held the talk “Fake operator overloading” at Fluent Conference, in San Francisco. The video is now publicly available (go there for a larger version of the video).


Win a ticket for Fluent 2014

Update 2014-02-07: A winner has been determined and received the ticket. If you didn’t win: get a 20% discount on a Fluent ticket via the code 2ALITY20

The Fluent 2014 conference takes place in San Francisco from March 11–13. Its tag line is “The Web Platform”. The 2ality blog raffles off a ticket for the last two days (excluding the workshop day). To enter the raffle, tweet the following text:

I’d like to win a ticket for Fluent 2014. #2alityFluent2014
The deadline is
Friday, February 7, 2014, 18:00 GMT
I’ll contact the winner via Twitter, within a few hours of the deadline. (If the winner isn’t following me already, I’ll ask them to temporarily do so, so that I can send them a direct message.)

[Legal disclaimer: I make no guarantees w.r.t. to there being a winner. Contesting this raffle via legal means is not allowed.]