Anton Astashov on immutability

What are immutable data structures? Why would you want to prevent objects from changing? Why not just Object.freeze()?

These are great questions for smart people, so you should come listen to Anton Astashov talk about what he’d like to see change in the world of immutable JavaScript (you… you see what I did there?).

Anton Astashov @anton_astashov on Twitter
Anton Astashov is a real-deal code slinger based in Austin and currently working at

Mozilla is providing food and drink, so go download Firefox if it’s not already your main browser and spend some time celebrating the open web.

Afterwards, the discussion carries on a few blocks away at Lavaca Street Bar where they have food, drinks, and 12 revolving taps.

If you’ve got any questions or suggestions, feel free to contact Lon (@lawnsea) or Aaron (@aaronj1335) or Andrew (@drewml). Also, be sure to follow us on Twitter:  @AustinJS

And finally, be excellent to each other.