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Programming Reactive Extensions and LINQ by Paul Betts, Jesse Liberty

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Understanding JavaScript and C# Differences

When they are getting started with JavaScript, one mistake that .NET developers often make is to underestimate the ways it differs from C#. Even though JavaScript may superficially resemble C#, trying to treat it as such results in a lot of lost developer time and frustration. JavaScript has far more in common with languages such as Lisp or Ruby, than the statically-typed languages that we are more familiar with.

Spending some time properly learning JavaScript and its “Zen” will make a significant difference in your productivity. Douglas Crockford's JavaScript: The Good Parts (O'Reilly Media/Yahoo Press, 2008) is the classic reference for this perspective on the language, and will give you a thorough ...

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