The Tale of JavaScript. I Mean ECMAScript.

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The brief but puzzling story of the world's most misunderstood programming language and its unlikely rise to power, becoming both the world's most popular programming language and the world's least popular programming language AT THE SAME TIME.

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      George_​Curelet_​Balan

      Who says computer science and technologies tales are not entertaining?

      A language designed only in 10 days takes the world by storm in a unique way in spite of the initial design bugs.

      Interesting bookmarks:
      min 7:21 the language has been designed in 10 days
      min 14:51 funny year 2000 prediction of the end of the web after Netscape's failure
      min 18:15 Javascript becomes the most popular language
      min 18:40 also most unpopular language
      Good parts explained till minute 35:37
      What's next for Javascript from minute 35:37.

      A great talk indeeed!

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      franky714

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      franky714

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