jQuery Conf Video: Understanding Scope in JavaScript

My jQuery Conf video is now live. Here's the skinny, video is posted below:

Scope is one of the most critical concepts in JavaScript, but even seasoned front-end developers have trouble with the the meaning of this. It doesn't have to be this way. Once you learn the few simple rules that govern JavaScript scope, your code will become more precise and flexible.

Let's take a deep dive into what scoping means in JavaScript. In this talk you'll learn why scope is critical to applications running in a browser environment, what the heck all this talk of this and _that is about, as well as how to avoid some pitfalls even the experts make.