JavaScript grows up

by Wolfram Saringer  (2009-11-09)
last change: 2009-11-09

Besides being a complete scripting language in its own right (with some actually quite interesting design decisions -- as well as some fatal ones), recent advances in interpreter technology helped JavaScript gain acceptance as a client interface scripting language.
Looking beyond what is now being done with web applications utilizing AJAX, more performance sensitive areas like gaming seem to come into reach. Displace Flash -- how nice this prospect sounds... hope it becomes real rather sooner than later.

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