Best 15K JavaScript Open Source Projects

JavaScript is a high-level, dynamic, untyped, and interpreted programming language. JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but it can also be used as a command-line interface language in desktop applications or on servers to create network tools. JavaScript was formalized in 1995 by Brendan Eich of Netscape.

JavaScript is based on the ECMAScript standard. JavaScript is a prototype-based scripting language with dynamic typing and first-class functions. It supports event-driven programming, functional programming, and data-structured programming. JavaScript has an API for working with text, arrays, dates, regular expressions, and basic manipulation of the DOM (Document Object Model). JavaScript has an advanced JavaScript debugger, making it easier to debug scripts. JavaScript is used by over 99% of all websites in the world.

The JavaScript versions currently in use are 1.7 and 5.1, but mostly the JavaScript versions 2-5 are in use at this moment which uses different techniques to increase their performance when using JavaScript. JavaScript is the programming language for most popular sites such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter which have JavaScript applications embedded in their websites.


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