A failed attempt to build Scheme into the WebBrowser.

Better called Ecma Script.

Not related to Java, the name was chosen as a marketing ploy by Netscape.

The Top 10 Things Wrong with JavaScript (2016)

Douglas Crockford calls it The World's Most Misunderstood Programming Language which blames ECMA for lots of problems.

Over Lib popup library

rules for maintainability

supports the XmlHttpRequest object - which slides into AJAX

Aug'2011: Giles Bowkett on using Test Driven Development.

Mar'2013: Derek Sivers recommends a path of JavaScript books.

You Don't Know JavaScript (free online ebooks)

There are both Javascript Client Framework-s and Javascript Server Framework-s.

List of languages that compile to JavaScript

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