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The JavaScript World Domination Plan at 16 Years
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by Brendan Eich on May 14, 2012 |
01:12:50

Summary
Brendan Eich recaps the major milestones and controversies in JavaScript’s history, the performance improvements, the current work on the next version of JavaScript, ending with some demoes.

Bio

Brendan Eich is CTO of Mozilla. In 1995, Eich invented JavaScript (ECMAScript), the Internet’s most widely used programming language. He also co-founded the mozilla.org project in 1998, serving as chief architect. Eich helped launch the award winning Firefox Web browser in November 2004 and Thunderbird e-mail client in December 2004.

SPLASH stands for Systems, Programming, Languages and Applications: Software for Humanity. SPLASH is an annual conference that embraces all aspects of software construction and delivery, and that joins all factions of programming technologies.

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