Jeremy Ashkenas

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Jeremy Ashkenas
Known forCoffeescript, backbone.js, underscore.js, DocumentCloud
AwardsGerald Loeb Award

Jeremy Ashkenas is a computer programmer known for the creation and co-creation of the CoffeeScript and LiveScript programming languages respectively, the Backbone.js JavaScript framework and the Underscore.js JavaScript library.[1][2][3] Ashkenas has been a speaker at numerous conferences and events. He worked in the graphics department at The New York Times until September 2015 and returned there in September 2016. While there, he shared the 2015 Gerald Loeb Award for Images/Graphics/Interactives.[4] As of 2018, he works at Observable, a company founded by Mike Bostock that aims to create interactive notebooks.[5]

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  1. ^ "JavaScript Meetup City", Open, The New York Times, April 4, 2012
  2. ^ Interview: Jeremy Ashkenas Talks About CoffeeScript, archived from the original on 2012-05-19
  3. ^ Jeremy Ashkenas — A Cup of CoffeeScript
  4. ^ "UCLA Anderson School of Management Announces 2015 Gerald Loeb Award Winners". UCLA Anderson School of Management. June 24, 2015. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  5. ^ "Jeremy Ashkenas on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2018-04-07.

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