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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.

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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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