JavaScript

Object-oriented programming language for HTML and the web. Includes first-class fucntions and can also be used in many non-browser environments.

History

Brendan Eich created JavaScript in 1995 during his time at Netscape Communications. The programming language was inspired by Java, Self, and Scheme. With the popularity of Java at the time, Eich decided to brand JavaScript as the companion language to Java.

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Benefits

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Speed

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Versatility

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Simplicity

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