Seth Ladd

Seth Ladd

Developer Advocate for Chrome

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Mountain View, California

Areas of Expertise:

  • Chrome
  • Dart
  • HTML5
Seth is a web engineer and is currently a Chrome Developer Advocate, helping developers of all sizes launch awesome modern web apps. He produced Aloha on Rails, the Hawaii Ruby on Rails and Web Development Conference, and New Game, the conference for HTML5 game developers. Way back, Seth co-authored the Expert Spring MVC book. More recently, he helped release Angry Birds for the web. Seth is on the board of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences.

Dart: Up and Running Dart: Up and Running
by Seth Ladd, Kathy Walrath
October 2012
Print: $19.99
Ebook: $16.99

What is Dart? What is Dart?
by Seth Ladd
March 2012
Ebook: $0.00

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Build Reusable Widgets for the Web with Polymer and Dart

September 24 2013

Web Components, the family of new web specifications for reusable and encapsulated widgets, are coming to a browser near you. Thanks to Polymer, a new type of library for the web built on top of Web Components, and Dart, a … read more

8 Dart Features Those Fat Cats Don’t Want You to Know

May 30 2013

In this article, I’ll show you eight more features that help Dart stand on its own as a productive, ceremony-free language. Remember, Dart compiles to JavaScript, so everything you see here works across the modern Web. Dart makes fluent APIs … read more

Dart Is Not the Language You Think It Is

May 21 2013

When Dart was originally launched, many developers mistook it for some sort of Java clone. In truth, Dart is inspired by a range of languages such as Smalltalk, Strongtalk, Erlang, C#, and JavaScript. Get past the semicolons and curly braces, … read more

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Webcast: Dart for Web Apps
October 18, 2012
You don't need to be an expert web developer to build web apps. In this live event, the authors of Dart: Up and Running show how you can use Dart to be more productive as you build high-performance apps for the modern web.

"If you are looking for a web development language that matches JavaScript’s dynamic nature but also addresses JavaScript’s sometimes-aggravating shortcomings, consider trying Dart—with this book in hand."
--Si Dunn, Sagecreek Productions