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The Past, Present, and Future of JavaScript by [Rauschmayer, Axel]
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What’s next for JavaScript? Its phenomenal rise from a simple client-side scripting tool to a versatile and flexible programming language exceeded everyone’s expectations. Now, hopes and expectations for JavaScript’s future are considerable.

In this insightful report, Dr. Axel Rauschmayer explains how the combination of several technologies and opportunities in the past 15 years turned JavaScript’s fortunes. With that as a backdrop, he provides a detailed look at proposed new features and fixes in the next version,, and then presents his own JavaScript wish list—such as an integrated IDE.

  • Understand the key role that XMLHttpRequest, JSON, jQuery, V8, Node.js, and other advances played
  • Examine proposed fixes for through code examples
  • Discover how JavaScript is becoming a better target for compilers
  • Explore the technologies that will help JavaScript provide support for concurrency
  • Learn how HTML5 is a compelling platform for JavaScript in web, mobile, and desktop applications

Dr. Rauschmayer is a consultant and trainer for JavaScript, web technologies, and information management.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1143 KB
  • Print Length: 56 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (19 July 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008MYLN3Y
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #12,317 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 starsGood background and history - ties lots of things together
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