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News about javascript
  • Famous JavaScript framework steps back to move forward

    In releasing an open source alpha version of the Famous Framework this week, Famous aims to revamp the division of technical responsibilities and improve on the MVC (model view controller).

  • It's official: ECMAScript 6 is approved

    ECMAScript 2015, also referred to as ECMAScript 6, has been approved by ECMA International, the organization said this week. The move provides stability to the technology.

  • Jsblocks: Client-side JavaScript 'for any kind of application'

    The world of JavaScript frameworks just keeps growing. One of the latest entrants, jsblocks, is being positioned as more powerful than Backbone and faster or more flexible than React, Meteor, and AngularJS.

  • Reunited: io.js rejoins with Node.js

    A merger between Node.js and the io.js fork is afoot, with the io.js faction even joining the Node.js Foundation for governance of the popular server-side JavaScript platform.

  • Io.js 2.0: Node.js fork moves forward

    Version 2.0 of io.js, a fork of the Node.js server-side JavaScript platform, is now available, with conformance to the ECMAScript 6 specification a key improvement. Io.js 2.0 also supports a new version of Google's V8 JavaScript engine.

Features about javascript
  • Brendan Eich tells how to prevent JavaScript memory leaks

    The JavaScript founder details where developers can go wrong and the straightforward methods to stay on track

  • CoffeeScript brewing as variation on JavaScript

    CoffeeScript, billed by its creator as "unfancy JavaScript," is in development as a language that compiles into JavaScript but offers a different sense of style.

  • Developers rest easier with JavaScript reversal

    The programmers in the trenches of Web development can breathe a bit easier now that a major committee planning the future of the JavaScript standard has decided to focus on small, incremental changes that will improve the performance in Web browsers. Some members of the ECMA International standards committee still have bigger dreams to enhance the language, known more formally as ECMAScript, to tackle more complicated projects, but these plans receded as the group focused on clearer and more present needs.